The Council on Criminal Justice is a nonpartisan criminal justice think tank and national invitational membership organization. The findings presented in this report are based on a systematic review of multiple domestic and international studies that compared changes in the number of domestic violence incidents before and after jurisdictions began imposing pandemic-related lockdowns in early 2020. The findings and conclusions in this research report are those of the authors alone.
Author: Alex R. Piquero, Ph.D., Wesley G. Jennings, Ph.D., Erin Jemison, Catherine (Katie) Kaukinen, Ph.D., Felicia Marie Knaul, Ph.D
Publication Date: February 2021