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State of Race and Policing in America

Racial Disparities in Policing: Toward Understanding and Reform

November 14, 2016
5:30 p.m.

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

Dr. Charles Epp

Dr. Charles Epp
University of Kansas
Coauthor of Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship


This lecture will be the last 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.



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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