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      <JournalTitle>ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF SOCIAL AND STRATEGIC STUDIES</JournalTitle>
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      <Volume-Issue>Volume 1, Issue 2</Volume-Issue>
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      <IssueTopic>Multidisciplinary</IssueTopic>
      <IssueLanguage>English</IssueLanguage>
      <Season>Dec 2020 - Jan 2021</Season>
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        <Year>2020</Year>
        <Month>12</Month>
        <Day>25</Day>
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      <ArticleType>Criminal Psychology</ArticleType>
      <ArticleTitle>Fear of Crime and Criminal Justice Responses in the Era of COVID-19</ArticleTitle>
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      <ArticleLanguage>English</ArticleLanguage>
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      <FirstPage>151</FirstPage>
      <LastPage>166</LastPage>
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          <FirstName>Chyna N.</FirstName>
          <LastName>Crawford</LastName>
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      <DOI>10.47362/EJSSS.2020.1202</DOI>
      <Abstract>While COVID-19 might be a new viral strand, many of the problems it has triggered in the criminal justice system are complications we have seen before. The COVID-19 pandemic crisis has amplified the issues of fear of crime, prison over population, and issues regarding non-violent crimes that exist within the United States. Statistics show that those who are incarcerated in America include high numbers of elderly, sick and at-risk inmates, and high rates of non-violent/ pretrial populations, which leads to prisons becoming hotspots for coronavirus. The scientific community has come to the agreement and made recommendations that prisons and jails need to be depopulated to prevent further spread; however, to date, the types of offenders released is disproportional and the number of people released has remained minimal, resulting in explosive outbreaks of COVID-19 behind bars. Since the depopulation of correctional settings is also rarely paired with meaningful efforts to reform and reduce the non-violent prison population, this paper will examine how the criminal justice system has responded to the Coronavirus crisis to date; how the fear of crime outpaces fear of disease; and how this data can contribute to the nation’s reformation of the criminal justice system.</Abstract>
      <AbstractLanguage>English</AbstractLanguage>
      <Keywords>pandemic,criminal legal system,incarceration,COVID-19,quarantine</Keywords>
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        <Abstract>https://ejsss.net.in/ubijournal-v1copy/journals/abstract.php?article_id=8892&amp;title=Fear of Crime and Criminal Justice Responses in the Era of COVID-19</Abstract>
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