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New study coauthored by David Pyrooz correlates police pull back with crime increase

A new study shows crime accelerates when police pull back. The study, published in Criminology on February 9, found property and violent crime reports increased 27.1% and 14.3% respectively in the city and county of Denver after police scaled back their presence during the COVID-19 pandemic and following the murder of George Floyd. Read more of the story on CU Boulder Today.