Philip J. Cook

ITT/Terry Sanford Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Public Policy Studies

Professor Emeritus in the Sanford School of Public Policy
Professor Emeritus of Economics
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center
Affiliate of the Center for Child and Family Policy
Professor Philip J. Cook has been tracking the underground gun market in America for the last 15 years. For one project, his team went to one of the largest jails in the country and asked the inmates one simple question: where do you get your guns? You can find more podcasts like this here on the Ways & Means podcast
In this episode of the Policy 360 podcast, Philip Cook discuss strategies for preventing gun crimes and enhancing community safety In the US. His book is called Policing Gun Violence


This discussion on policing and gun violence featured Professor Emeritus Philip J. Cook and Durham Chief of Police Patrice Andrews. The discussion covered Professor Cook's book, Policing Gun Violence, as well as a detailed report that Cook produced - at the invitation of Chief Andrews - regarding fatal and non-fatal shootings in Durham.

Report: Gun Violence in Durham, NC, 2017-2021

Philip J. Cook's CV