Coronavirus (COVID-19): Justice Analytical Services data report - September 2020

Fourth release of a monthly data report on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the justice system in Scotland, including information from Police Scotland, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, courts and prisons.

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Incidents recorded

Weekly incident numbers remain below 2019 levels

Since lockdown began, incident numbers have been trending below 2019 levels.

Scotland entered Phase 2 of its route map on 28th May. There was an increase in incidents during that week (w/e Sunday 31st May). However, incident numbers have remained below 2019 levels in the weeks that folllowed and have continued to fall through September.

Number of incidents
Line graph showing incidents recorded by Police Scotland since 29th March are trending below 2019 levels.

In the week ending 4th October:

28,83 incidents recorded ↓ Down 10% compared to an equivalent week in 2019 (31,934 incidents)

Further information:

A full breakdown of calls & incident volumes is available from:



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