CNA Talks: Justice and Policing in the U.S.

(Released 13 March 2017)


This week CNA Board member and George Mason University professor Laurie Robinson sits down with a few of CNA's policing experts to discuss the most pressing topics in justice and policing today. The conversation covers everything from police reform and evidence-based research to body-worn cameras and police departments' use of social media. Hear what some of today's top criminal justice experts think about training, transparency and accountability, community policing, crisis intervention, and federal support of the police. To listen, visit www.cna.org/news/podcast.


Laurie Robinson, host of the episode, is the Clarence J. Robinson Professor of Criminology, Law, & Society at George Mason University. She has been involved in national criminal justice policy for more than three decades. She has twice served as a Senate-confirmed, Presidentially-appointed Assistant Attorney General for the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Justice Programs, the Department's research, statistics and grants agency.

Dr. James "Chip" Coldren is managing director of the Justice Group in CNA's Safety and Security division. He has over 35 years of research experience with justice system reform, evaluation of police, crime prevention, corrections, juvenile justice and restorative justice programs.

Dr. Laura Kunard is a senior research scientist for justice programs in CNA's Safety and Security division. Laura is an experienced researcher, project manager and police trainer with expertise in police reform, police interactions with people with mental illness and procedural justice practices.

James "CHIPS" Stewart is director of public safety in CNA's Safety and Security division. CHIPS is a nationally recognized expert in criminal justice system assessment, community policing, use of force and collaborative reform.

Zoë Thorkildsen is a research analyst in the Justice Group within CNA's Safety and Security division. Her expertise is in criminal justice and policing, program evaluation, and research design and analysis.

Whitney Doll
Senior Communications Specialist
Phone: 703.861.1351
Email: dollw@cna.org

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