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State of Race and Policing in America

A Conversation on Race
and Community Engagement


October 12, 2016
5:30 p.m.


Annenberg Presidential Conference Center
1002 George Bush Drive West
College Station, Texas 77843

Mike Johnson, Texas A&M University Assist. Police Chief Erick Buske, Bryan Police Chief Scott McCollum, College Station Police Chief
Panel of Local Police Chiefs:
Mike Johnson, Texas A&M University Assist. Police Chief
Erick Buske, Bryan Police Chief
Scott McCollum, College Station Police Chief


Dr. Brian Williams
Dr. Brian Williams (Moderator)
Associate Professor, Department of Public Administration and Policy, University of Georgia

Description

This lecture will be the second in a series of three intended to create a conversation between researchers, law enforcement, and citizens. In an age of social media, incidents between law enforcement and citizens across the country have garnered national attention. As concerns of policing within minority communities rise, cities across the United States are experiencing political protests that have not be witnessed in decades. Given the climate surrounding police and minority communities, this lecture series hopes to begin a community wide dialogue focusing on topics such as, tensions between communities of color and law enforcement, race and community engagement efforts by local police departments, research on criminal justice, policing, and immigration enforcement at the local level.


Registration

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A reception prior to the event will begin at 5:00 p.m. Admission to both the reception and event is free and open to the public, but reservations are requested.

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