In an effort to bring to light different approaches to reforming the police, we are hosting this event welcoming individuals willing to have a dialogue on different perspectives on how to reform the current state of policing. Participants will be encouraged to ask questions to the experts in a moderated discussion. Our event will take place on Friday, November 13, 2020, at 1:00-2:15 PM EST over Webex.
This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Sociology
The recording for the event is attached below. Apologies for the late start in recording, we are still getting acquainted with Webex. We want to thank our co-sponsors, our moderators, everyone who attended and of course our panelists for participating and providing great insight to a very needed and productive conversation!
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Carlos Bustamante received his Ph.D. from the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. He is broadly interested in the social and racial underpinnings of legality and legitimacy, comparative penalty, police culture, and criminal legal reform. Carlos Bustamante is now a criminal justice professor at the George Washington University.
Samantha Paige Davis is the Founder & Executive Director of the Black Swan Academy (BSA). She is an advocate, trainer, organizer, and unyielding optimist. She believes that everyone has the innate ability to succeed, but they must be given the opportunity to do so. When she was just 25, Samantha founded BSA, to create a pipeline of Black youth civic leaders.
Glenn Kirschner, NBC News/MSNBC legal analyst and former Assistant U.S. Attorney at the D.C. U.S Attorney's Office as he brings analysis and insight to legal issues of the day, drawing from his 30 years as a federal prosecutor, homicide prosecutor and Army JAG. For 30 years, Glenn argued to juries, breaking down complex legal issues in ways that were universally understandable and relatable.
Chief Frank Wiley was formerly the Director of University Police at the University of Maryland and was previously with the Baltimore City Police Department. Frank Wiley believes that campus law enforcement is instrumental in increasing the safety and quality of life on the University campus. One of his primary goals as Chief is to develop
Chief Frank Wiley was formerly the Director of University Police at the University of Maryland and was previously with the Baltimore City Police Department. Frank Wiley believes that campus law enforcement is instrumental in increasing the safety and quality of life on the University campus. One of his primary goals as Chief is to develop an increasingly positive relationship between the community and their police. He is now a professor at the University of Albany
Bishop Walton is a Junior from Cleveland, OH studying Political Science and Law and Society at The George Washington University in the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences.
Kylie Foster is a sophomore from Los Angeles, CA double majoring in public health and criminal justice at The George Washington University in the Milken Institute School of Public Health