Heatwave: Is there more crime in hot weather?

Heatwave: Is there more crime in hot weather?
 

Police forces are reporting record numbers of 999 calls, which some are linking to the recent weeks of hot weather.
West Midlands police force said: "A combination of the World Cup, summer heatwave and excess alcohol are being blamed for the surge." While North Yorkshire told BBC Look North that the heat may be a factor, with pressure peaking during hot weekends when people were "outside, drinking in the sunshine".
Data from the London Metropolitan Police, which provides the most detailed month-by-month breakdown, does seem to support a link between hot weather and... read more

 
19 July 2018 in Regional, Views: 47
Source: BBC
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