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"The End of Policing: Why Police Reform Won't Make Us Safer, and What Will"

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Legal Humanities Research Group, The Call to Action Public Safety, Policing, and the Justice System Working Group, the College of Law Program in Criminal Law and Procedure and Education Justice Project
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Apr 20, 2021   3:30 - 5:00 pm  
Speaker
Alex S. Vitale (Professor of Sociology; Coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project; Brooklyn College)
Registration
Registration
Contact
Naomi Paik
E-Mail
anpaik@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Campus Humanities Calendar

Please join us for this lecture by Alex Vitale on the failures of police reform and the alternatives that can create safe communities. Alex S. Vitale is Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College. He has spent the last 30 years writing about policing and consults both police departments and human rights organizations internationally. He authored City of Disorder: How the Quality of Life Campaign Transformed New York Politics and The End of Policing, and many academic and public-facing venues. He has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, NPR, PBS, and Democracy Now.

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