How Racism Triggered the Second Amendment & Gun Control
Open Society Foundations - The Ford Foundation
A panel of sociology and psychology experts discuss the issue of police bias, and the law enforcement perspective of black men and boys.Phillip Atiba Goff, PhD, of the University of California, Los Angeles, is a leading researcher in social psychology and co-founder of Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity. Through CPLE, he has worked with police departments around the country to develop protocols for identifying and addressing bias within police departments. In this panel, he and Chiefs of Police from East Palo Alto and Salt Lake City will explore research findings about perception, the use of police force, and police work around black men and boys. They will also talk about the successes and challenges of implementing new ways to identify and address bias among police populations.Moderator Alexis McGill Johnson, Executive Director, American Values Institute leads a panel with Phillip Atiba Goff, Executive Director of Research for the Consortium for Police Leadership in Equity & Assistant Professor of Social Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles, Chris Burbank, Chief of Police, Salt Lake City, and Dr. Tracie Keesee, Captain Denver Police Dept., Executive Director Operations for the Consortium for Police Leadership & Equity.