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Table 3 Top ten incident types in the emergency call data set, 2019 and 2020 – phase L2

From: The impact of strict measures as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic on the spatial pattern of the demand for police: case study Antwerp (Belgium)

  2019   2020  
Ranking Incident type Freq Incident type Freq
1 Parking violation 998 Gathering 632
2 Entrance/exit obstruction 733 Difficulties with a person 546
3 Difficulties with a person 673 Difficulties in a family with violence 438
4 Traffic nuisance in general 649 Suspicious condition 433
5 Obstructing vehicle 500 Obstructing vehicle 426
6 Burglary 415 Control – on demand 416
7 Suspicious condition 381 Noise nuisance at night—persons 391
8 Traffic accident, material damage with hit and run 362 Traffic nuisance in general 336
9 Brawl—deliberate assault 352 Burglary 329
10 Difficulties in a family with violence 331 Parking violation 316
Total   5394   4263