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COVID-19 & Crime Issue #9 – How did the Pandemic Impact 2020 Crime in Major Cities Across the Country?
4/21/2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on crime. In issue #7 of our COVID-19 & Crime Series, we focused on 2020 versus 2019 crime trends for the first half of each year in 11 cities across the United States. In this issue, we will examine full-year data for 14 cities, with a special focus on the second half of each year. In the sections below, we will present paired graphs. The first shows separate 2019 and 2020 trend lines for each city. The second presents a single line for each city indicating the percentage change in crime for each month. [Example: Baltimore had 899 Crimes Against Persons in January 2019 compared to 803 in January 2020. This is an 11% decrease.] Extensive tables of all of the underlying data can be found at the bottom of this publication. Please note that the numbers here are subject to any biases in police reporting. Those biases might be magnified by COVID-19. Most cities show a drop in crime after COVID-19 restrictions were instituted in March, ...
Helping Financial Institutions Assess Risk & Mitigate Crime
1/15/2021
For over 12 years, CAP Index has worked closely with the American Bankers Association (ABA) to provi...
RILA Asset Protection Webinar Series:
Legal Liability for Acts of Violence in Retail: Understanding the Risks
9/16/2020
OVERVIEW CAP Index's EVP, Walter E. Palmer, moderates this webinar which reviews several high-profi...
COVID-19 & Crime Issue #8 – New York City Crime Study from January to June 2020
9/8/2020
In the last couple of months, there have been reports in the media of select violent crime increases...
A Conversation with CAP Episode #3 – A Discussion About Hospital and Healthcare Security
8/12/2020
What makes healthcare security such a unique challenge? What are some resources to navigate healthc...
COVID-19 & Crime Issue #7 – How did COVID-19 & the George Floyd Protests Impact Crime in Major Cities Across the Country?
7/29/2020
In the past few weeks, there have been reports in the media of violent crime increases across the co...
Crime Trends in the Context of COVID-19 – Use of Risk Data in Threat Assessment
7/14/2020
Watch CAP Index’s VP of Consulting and Analytics, Basia Pietrawska, as she leads a panel discussio...
A Conversation with CAP – Episode #2: Unemployment & Crime
7/1/2020
In episode #2 of "A Conversation with CAP," we address the impact of unemployment on crime. It cert...
A Conversation with CAP – Episode #1: COVID-19 & Crime
6/12/2020
Featuring: Walter Palmer, EVP of CAP Index Adrian Beck, Professor Emeritus...
COVID-19 & Crime Issue #6: Crime Trends for Baltimore, Fort Worth, and Phoenix
5/29/2020
The Analytics team at CAP Index continues to monitor how COVID-19 is impacting crime trends across t...
COVID-19 & Crime Issue #5: Crime Trends for Atlanta, Austin, Philadelphia, and San Francisco
5/21/2020
The Analytics team at CAP Index continues to monitor how COVID-19 is impacting crime trends across t...
COVID-19 & Crime Issue #4: Crime Trends for Select US Cities
5/13/2020
The Analytics team at CAP Index continues to monitor how COVID-19 is impacting crime trends across t...