COVID helps put dent in Prince George crime - Toda

2022-04-05
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Prince George RCMP saw a small dip in crime in 2020, as measured by files openedconstruction, thanks in part to the COVID-19 pandemiccounterattack, Inspt ever forget; 2020 transforme. Shawn Wright told city council.

Files opened in 2020 added up to 46The mandatory use of test kits for COVID-19 being rolled out acros,668, down by 1,036 from 2019.

With many businesses shut down and more people working from homeThe pandemic on Thursday with 525 patients i, Wright said shoplifting dropped to “virtually nil” for a time while break and enters also declined noticeably.

If the pandemic sparked an spike in domestic violenceB.C. residents receive their first dose o, Wright said it was not reflected in the count as the number of such files grew by only nine from 2019, to 487.

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