Michael Friedrich

Michael Friedrich

Michael Friedrich is a senior research and policy associate at the National Network for Safe Communities, a project of John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City.

The Mean Tweets of New York

Tracking gang conflicts on social media is controversial, but it can help community members and law enforcement get ahead of shootings—without arrest and incarceration.

How to Uproot a 'Tree of Death'

Predictive tools can now track how a single shooting incident triggers a lethal cascade of gunshot violence—and predict who will be targeted next.