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Do Increased Temperatures Increase Crime?

It’s officially the peak of the summer season, and we’ve all noticed the increase in temperature over the past few weeks. But what you may not have noticed is the increase in crime. Higher temperature is typically linked to higher crime rates, but is it the heat that directly correlates with crime, or are there other factors that contribute to the increase? Being aware of when you’re most vulnerable and how to prevent things like break-ins and muggings will help … Read More