Item #: SCP-10600-J
Object Class: Keter
Special Containment Procedures:
Description: SCP-10600-J is an anomalous phenomenon related to criminal activity and the persecution thereof in populated areas of the United States. The phenomenon currently affects 1,256 communities in the continental United States, as well as two towns in Alaska.
SCP-10600-J manifests in three stages:
Stage 1: The crime rate of a community affected by SCP-10600-J will sharply increase, particularly in regards to violent crimes such as abduction, stalking, and murder. The crime rate in affected communities, on average, increases by 1320%. Often, the individuals carrying out the criminal acts will have no prior record of existence before manifesting in the affected community, particularly highly violent offenders such as serial murderers.