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Lorna Ferguson


Lorna Ferguson is a PhD(c) in the Sociology department at the University of Western Ontario, Canada and is the Founder of the Missing Persons Research Hub. Lorna has a broad interest in policing research and developing evidence-based approaches to policing and crime prevention, including issues related to crime concentration, cybercrime, and persons with mental illness. Currently, she focuses on police responses to missing person cases.


  • 2019–present
    Director of Operations, Canadian Society of Evidence-Based Policing
  • 2017–present
    Research Assistant, Western University