BACKGROUND: The beginning of 2020 has been marked by a historic event of worldwide importance: the Coronavirus pandemic. This emergency has resulted in severe global problems affecting areas such as healthcare and the social and economic fields. What about crime?
PURPOSE OF THE WORK: The purpose of this work is to reflect about Italy and its crime rate at the time of Coronavirus.
METHODS: Some crimes will be analysed (the "conventional" ones only, ruling out health-related offences) in the light of data resulting from Ministries and Europol reports, as well as from newspapers and news.
RESULTS AND CONCLUSIONS: The outcome will be explained, and some criminological remarks will be added.
- Coronavirus Infections/epidemiology
- Crime/statistics & numerical data
- Pneumonia, Viral/epidemiology