Robynn Cox

University of Southern California Website

Robynn Cox is Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Southern California. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Georgia State University.

Voting History

Policing and public safety

Increasing police budgets will improve public safety.

Vote Confidence
Disagree 7
Median Survey Vote Median Survey Confidence
Agree 7
Comments

Depends on the community.

Increasing social service budgets (e.g. housing, health, education) will improve public safety.

Vote Confidence
Strongly Agree 9
Median Survey Vote Median Survey Confidence
Agree 8
Comments

Again, depends on community and whether funds are targeted.

Increasing accountability for police misconduct will improve public safety.

Vote Confidence
Agree 5
Median Survey Vote Median Survey Confidence
Agree 6
Comments

Again, depends. Some communities get public safety, while others social control. There should be some public safety costs to crimes committed by police. However, there may also be a concern about behavioral responses to accountability by police officers.