Lecture examines new directions in policing

Media Advisory Release Date: September 29, 2015 10:45 a.m.

Members of the media are invited to the 2015 presentation of the Gordon Wikijowski Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Chair in Police Studies Lecture. This annual lecture, which addresses issues of direct relevance to policing and social justice in Saskatchewan, will examine a new and evidence-based approach to law enforcement in a lecture entitled “Smart Policing and the Challenge of Translational Criminology”.

The lecture will be delivered by Scott H. Decker, Foundation Professor at the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. An internationally regarded expert in the field of criminal justice, he is the author of sixteen books, has served as an advisor or consultant to the National Institute of Justice, and Office of National Drug Control Policy, and has recently testified before the President’s Task Force on 20th Century Policing. Dr. Decker’s lecture contributes to national conversations on current police practices.

The 2015 Gordon Wikijowski Law Foundation of Saskatchewan Chair in Police Studies Lecture will take place:

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
5:00 p.m.

Education Building (ED 191)
University of Regina main campus

Free parking has been arranged in lots 13M & 14M.  For more information, visit the series website at www.uregina.ca/arts/public-lectures/open-minds.html or call (306) 209-0962.

 

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