Major Crime Analysis September 2020

The prison population grew about 14% by the end of September 2020, compared with one year prior. An increase in incarcerated migrants contributed to the rise, in addition to incarceration related to COVID-19 and gang-related State of Emergency measures. The proportion of inmates held in pretrial detention remained virtually unchanged,...

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Major Crime Analysis for July 2020

All categories of major crimes registered an overall decrease for the period January to July 2020. Although the greatest decline was recorded for robberies, the past two months (June to July), have registered a substantial increase in robberies. Overall, sexual violence declined, but females continue to comprise at least...

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Major Crime Analysis for June 2020

For January to June 2020, major crimes declined by 24% and murders declined by 23% when compared to the same period in 2019. At mid-year 2020, declines were reported for all categories of major crimes except theft. With the relaxation of special measures to combat COVID-19, robberies became an increasing concern....

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