In 2020, amid the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic and the protests and riots surrounding the death of George Floyd, America’s homicide rate increased by an astonishing 30%, even as many less serious types of crime held steady or even declined.The purpose of this brief is to describe the…
— Read on www.manhattan-institute.org/breaking-down-the-2020-homicide-spike
Black Americans saw a greater spike in murders in 2020 compared to years prior, and at a higher rate than the national increase.
— Read on news.yahoo.com/massive-increase-black-americans-murdered-055426899.html
After Floyd’s killing, Minneapolis police retreated, data shows
— Read on www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/usa-policing-minneapolis/
Is this an example of the “Ferguson Effect”?
Tracking anti-police protests and policies with a rise in violent crime.
— Read on news.yahoo.com/minneapolis-effect-030000268.html
Perspectives on Policing and Protests Six Years After Ferguson | John Jay College of Criminal Justice
— Read on www.jjay.cuny.edu/news/perspectives-policing-and-protests-six-years-after-ferguson
A documentary on race in America by the award-winning writer and filmmaker,
— Read on whatkilledmichaelbrown.com/
The NYPD said Wednesday that 179 cops filed for retirement between June 29 and Monday, an astounding 411-percent increase over the 35 who filed during the same time period in 2019.
— Read on nypost.com/2020/07/08/nypd-limits-retirement-applications-amid-411-surge-this-week/
This is one of the BEST articles on the “Ferguson Effect”.
Hosko has the best timeline of events that initiated and continued to support fears and concerns the maintained de-policing. This is a very honest and truthful examination of the “Ferguson Effect”. It is also pro-Police.
The dynamic world of American policing encountered a period of great turbulence during the closing years of Barack Obama’s presidency. Some place blame at his feet while others recognize the broader complexities of police and community relations, the impact of serious and deadly use of force incidents, the amplifying effect of the media, expansion of social media, police funding and training challenges, and myriad other factors as contributing to what’s now referred to as “the Ferguson effect” where police retreat from traditional proactive policing.
— Read on scholarship.law.berkeley.edu/bjcl/vol23/iss1/2/
The number of vehicle stops dropped precipitously in Oakland last year. The racial disparity stayed the same.
— Read on www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/To-curb-racial-bias-Oakland-police-are-pulling-14839567.php