Major Crime Analysis for November 2020Belize Crime Observatory
The overall decline in major crimes of 30% represents a marked improvement from the 8% decline registered for January to November 2019. This was attributable to special measures to limit mobility during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to targeted police interventions to counter gang-related violence.
Nationally, the murder count has declined by 21%, a decrease of 25 incidents, from 119 during January to November 2019 to 94 for the period January to November 2020.
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