Crime on the rise again after record lows during lockdown

6/12/2020 11:46:00 PM

Burglary, theft and robbery all fell dramatically at the height of lockdown

Crime, Metropolitan Police Service

May saw most offences back on the rise again as the lockdown was lifted and restrictions eased

Burglary, theft and robbery all fell dramatically at the height of lockdown

Crime is back on the rise following a sharp drop during lockdown, figures from the Metropolitan Police suggest..Amid the visceral national outcry for racial justice in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, a lone US senator is standing in the way of a bill that would make lynching a federal hate crime.: 11 Jun 2020, 11:34 A&E emergency admissions are "at a record low" as patients are still staying away during the coronavirus lockdown, new figures show.

The number of offences recorded by Scotland Yard during April dropped to a low of 48,349, down from 74,898 for the same four week period the previous year, with record falls in offences such as burglary, theft and robbery. But May saw most offences back on the rise again as the lockdown was lifted and restrictions eased. The unprecedented drop in crime earlier this year was attributed to millions of people remaining at home during the height of the coronavirus lockdown. Some were watched by crowds as if attending a form of public entertainment. During April the number of theft offences fell by a staggering 300 per cent year on year, down from 21,690 in 2019 to just 7,321 this year. The vast majority of thefts involve people having electronic devices such as mobile phones and tablets stolen. The year-on-year drop in A&E attendances of 42 per cent in May compares with a fall of 57 per cent recorded in April.

But with people forced to remain indoors throughout April the opportunity for such crimes to take place was significantly curtailed. It spurred more than two weeks of worldwide protests. In April 2019 there were more than 3,400 robberies reported in London, but that fell to just over 1,000 for the same period this year. Similarly the number of burglaries almost halved from 6,319 in April 2019 to 3,665 this year. Violent crime also fell sharply thanks to the closure of pubs and clubs and the complete lack of the night time economy. The House of Representatives then passed it by a 410-4 vote in February but renamed it for Emmett Till, a 14-year-old boy lynched in Mississippi in 1955. Last April the police investigated more than 17,000 reports of violence in the capital, but at the height of lockdown that figure fell to 15,440. Family doctors made 79,573 urgent referrals in England in April - down from 199,217 in the same month last year.

Unfortunately while there were far fewer reports of street violence during lockdown, there was a marked increase in the number of incidents taking place within the home. There was also a 14 per cent rise in the number of reported assaults against emergency workers during lockdown. The only conclusion I can draw from @RandPaul’s sudden opposition is he has an issue with the House bill being named after Emmett Till. But while lockdown provided some welcome respite for victims of crime, the signs are that offences are once again rising as the restrictions are eased. The total number of crimes recorded across the capital in May was 56,514, up more than 8,000 on the previous month. The number of theft offences went up from 7,321 to 8,987, while violent offences were up by more than 2,000 to 17,776 in May. He now argues that the anti-lynching legislation is drafted too broadly and could define minor assaults as lynching. This is almost double the number in April 2019 and the highest number for any calendar month since January 2008.

Burglary has also begun to increase,up from 3,665 in April to 3,888 last month, although with large numbers of people still working from home, the crime is still almost half what it was during the same period last year. There has also been a sharp rise in the number of drug offences recorded by the Metropolitan Police up from 3,885 in May last year to 6,444 this year. Despite the fact crime is once again on the increase, the unprecedented reduction in demand in some areas of policing during the pandemic, has allowed chiefs to target some of capital’s most dangerous and violent offenders.” He has previously worked with Democrats in pushing for criminal justice reform and taken a more progressive stance than many Republican colleagues. In an innovative move officers have visited 1,000 known offenders at home to try to persuade them to change their ways. They have also targeted 250 micro hotspots that had previously seen high levels of street violence and robbery.” Chemo buses In an attempt to deliver treatment to sick Brits near their homes, chemo buses are now travelling across England.

Speaking last month, Dame Cressida Dick, the Met Commissioner said there had been some “silver linings” to the lockdown in terms of the reduction in violence in the capital. Challenged about his opposition to the bill, Paul called lynchings a “horror” of American history and said he supports the bill, the AP added, but reiterated that its language is too broad. She said: “We have seen with people not being on the streets less opportunities for criminality during this period. “We have seen a relief from violent crime for so many people and clearly many criminals being inhibited in their activities and we want to maximise every opportunity we have to ensure they don’t take any momentum back, they don’t get back out doing what they were doing before at the same levels.” In London and elsewhere around the country police forces have also had considerable success with proactive operations against known criminals. Booker, of New Jersey, said: “One man, one man is standing in the way of the law of the land changing because of a difference of interpretation. Drug dealers, human traffickers and brother owners have been targeted in raids throughout lockdown. Although some cancer treatments have been delayed due to the Covid crisis, almost 30,000 people started therapy in March.

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Crime is back on the rise following a sharp drop during lockdown, figures from the Metropolitan Police suggest..Amid the visceral national outcry for racial justice in the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, a lone US senator is standing in the way of a bill that would make lynching a federal hate crime.: 11 Jun 2020, 11:34 A&E emergency admissions are "at a record low" as patients are still staying away during the coronavirus lockdown, new figures show.

The number of offences recorded by Scotland Yard during April dropped to a low of 48,349, down from 74,898 for the same four week period the previous year, with record falls in offences such as burglary, theft and robbery. But May saw most offences back on the rise again as the lockdown was lifted and restrictions eased. The unprecedented drop in crime earlier this year was attributed to millions of people remaining at home during the height of the coronavirus lockdown. Some were watched by crowds as if attending a form of public entertainment. During April the number of theft offences fell by a staggering 300 per cent year on year, down from 21,690 in 2019 to just 7,321 this year. The vast majority of thefts involve people having electronic devices such as mobile phones and tablets stolen. The year-on-year drop in A&E attendances of 42 per cent in May compares with a fall of 57 per cent recorded in April.

But with people forced to remain indoors throughout April the opportunity for such crimes to take place was significantly curtailed. It spurred more than two weeks of worldwide protests. In April 2019 there were more than 3,400 robberies reported in London, but that fell to just over 1,000 for the same period this year. Similarly the number of burglaries almost halved from 6,319 in April 2019 to 3,665 this year. Violent crime also fell sharply thanks to the closure of pubs and clubs and the complete lack of the night time economy. The House of Representatives then passed it by a 410-4 vote in February but renamed it for Emmett Till, a 14-year-old boy lynched in Mississippi in 1955. Last April the police investigated more than 17,000 reports of violence in the capital, but at the height of lockdown that figure fell to 15,440. Family doctors made 79,573 urgent referrals in England in April - down from 199,217 in the same month last year.

Unfortunately while there were far fewer reports of street violence during lockdown, there was a marked increase in the number of incidents taking place within the home. There was also a 14 per cent rise in the number of reported assaults against emergency workers during lockdown. The only conclusion I can draw from @RandPaul’s sudden opposition is he has an issue with the House bill being named after Emmett Till. But while lockdown provided some welcome respite for victims of crime, the signs are that offences are once again rising as the restrictions are eased. The total number of crimes recorded across the capital in May was 56,514, up more than 8,000 on the previous month. The number of theft offences went up from 7,321 to 8,987, while violent offences were up by more than 2,000 to 17,776 in May. He now argues that the anti-lynching legislation is drafted too broadly and could define minor assaults as lynching. This is almost double the number in April 2019 and the highest number for any calendar month since January 2008.

Burglary has also begun to increase,up from 3,665 in April to 3,888 last month, although with large numbers of people still working from home, the crime is still almost half what it was during the same period last year. There has also been a sharp rise in the number of drug offences recorded by the Metropolitan Police up from 3,885 in May last year to 6,444 this year. Despite the fact crime is once again on the increase, the unprecedented reduction in demand in some areas of policing during the pandemic, has allowed chiefs to target some of capital’s most dangerous and violent offenders.” He has previously worked with Democrats in pushing for criminal justice reform and taken a more progressive stance than many Republican colleagues. In an innovative move officers have visited 1,000 known offenders at home to try to persuade them to change their ways. They have also targeted 250 micro hotspots that had previously seen high levels of street violence and robbery.” Chemo buses In an attempt to deliver treatment to sick Brits near their homes, chemo buses are now travelling across England.

Speaking last month, Dame Cressida Dick, the Met Commissioner said there had been some “silver linings” to the lockdown in terms of the reduction in violence in the capital. Challenged about his opposition to the bill, Paul called lynchings a “horror” of American history and said he supports the bill, the AP added, but reiterated that its language is too broad. She said: “We have seen with people not being on the streets less opportunities for criminality during this period. “We have seen a relief from violent crime for so many people and clearly many criminals being inhibited in their activities and we want to maximise every opportunity we have to ensure they don’t take any momentum back, they don’t get back out doing what they were doing before at the same levels.” In London and elsewhere around the country police forces have also had considerable success with proactive operations against known criminals. Booker, of New Jersey, said: “One man, one man is standing in the way of the law of the land changing because of a difference of interpretation. Drug dealers, human traffickers and brother owners have been targeted in raids throughout lockdown. Although some cancer treatments have been delayed due to the Covid crisis, almost 30,000 people started therapy in March.

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