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Is The Coronavirus Outbreak In The US Causing Crime To Drop?

International Business Times, March 26, 2020

March 26, 2020

Is The Coronavirus Outbreak In The US Causing Crime To Drop?

Richard McCleary, professor of criminology at the University of California-Irvine, predicted that with fewer opportunities to commit crimes and violence (few empty houses, closed stores with alarms, etc.) burglaries, street crimes, larceny and aggravated assault will continue to drop.