April: The Season of Crime
April 1 – August 31, 2022
The month of April marks a disturbingly large number of mass shootings, bombings, and crime anniversaries in general. But what sets April apart from any other month?
Though it is difficult to link this trend in crime to any one factor, there are several theories from weather changes to copy-cat anniversary dates as to why sensationalized crime increases in the month of April.
A few objects that will be featured include:
Alcatraz East hosts temporary exhibits, in partnership with outside organizations, related to crime and law enforcement topics.