Between 1992 and 2020, roughly half of all homicide victims in the Netherlands were born abroad, which is striking as they only make up a small percentage of the population. We reflect on the representation of immigrant groups in the Dutch ‘homicide landscape’ over the last 30 years.
The pandemic and adopted measures present a great challenge for public health, social life, the economy, and (violent) crime. In a series of blogs, we examine to what extent the pandemic has impacted violent crime. First, we discuss causality and the potential mechanisms at work.