A Rise In Criminal Activity And COVID-19 On Panel Discussion

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only impacted the economy significantly but has seemingly led to a rise in criminal activity. Has the imposition of unprecedented restrictions on everyday life routines, given rise to criminal opportunities? How is law enforcement able to tackle this issue?

On this Panel Discussion we talk with Deputy Commissioner of Police, Fitz Bailey and CVM Live Security Contributor, Criminologist, Dr. Jason Mckay, who recently presented at a seminar at the University of the West Indies, along with National Security Minister, Dr. Horace Chang, on the topic “has the COVID-19 pandemic changed violent crime in Jamaica?