The Ferguson Effect, Crime, and Thoughts on What to Do from a Researcher

Dr. Richard Rosenfeld, Curators’ Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Missouri-St. Louis specializes in social sources of violent crime, crime control policy, and crime trends. He discusses the Ferguson Effect, gun violence, crime, policing, his current research on the Cure Violence program, and some thoughts on deterring crime.

[01:18] Background

[02:16] The Ferguson Effect

[04:26] Further Research

[06:39] Influence of changes in policing, relaxing of gun standards, and the pandemic

[09:08] How is the research being used?

[12:25] Common denominators of violent crime

[15:07] Cure Violence Program

[15:59] Thoughts on how to deter crime

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