What is the Ferguson Effect and Why does it not hold Water? The Real Reason Why Crime May Increase

In this #DailyThought, Dr. Ray discusses the unfounded “Ferguson Effect.” Rather than cops being scared to police, he uses empirical research to illuminate that crime may actually increase due to police brutality. When policy brutality occurs, city residents call 911 less because they don’t think police are going to protect them. Instead, they may become the next victim.

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