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

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Call to Action Public Safety, Policing, and the Justice System Working Group, the College of Law Program in Criminal Law and Procedure, Education Justice Project, and the Center for Advanced Study Initiative on Abolition
Virtual
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Date
Apr 20, 2021   3:30 pm  
Speaker
‚ÄčAlex S. Vitale, Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project, Brooklyn College
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Contact
A. Naomi Paik
E-Mail
anpaik@illinois.edu
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Please join us for this lecture by Alex Vitale on the failures of police reform and the alternatives that can actually create safe communities.
 
Free and open to the public.
 
‚ÄčAlex S. Vitale is Professor of Sociology and Coordinator of the Policing and Social Justice Project at Brooklyn College and a Visiting Professor at London Southbank University. He has spent the last 30 years writing about policing and consults both police departments and human rights organizations internationally. Prof. Vitale is the author of City of Disorder: How the Quality of Life Campaign Transformed New York Politics and The End of Policing. His academic writings on policing have appeared in Policing and Society, Police Practice and Research, Mobilization, and Contemporary Sociology. He is also a frequent essayist, whose writings have been published in The NY Times, Washington Post, The Guardian, The Nation, Vice News, Fortune, and USA Today. He has also appeared on CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, NPR, PBS, Democracy Now, and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
 
Sponsored by the Call to Action Public Safety, Policing, and the Justice System Working Group, the College of Law Program in Criminal Law and Procedure, Education Justice Project, and the Center for Advanced Study Initiative on Abolition.
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