Cops & Courts

12:00am

Tue March 2, 2010
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Bill Bratton, Former Los Angeles Police Chief

Bill Bratton

In Episode #4, Bill Bratton, former Los Angeles Police Chief and former New York Police Commissioner, discusses the importance of working with the community, recent charges of crime data manipulation in New York, the dangers of cutting police services due to budget crises, the emergence of “predictive policing,” and more.

Bratton Interview Highlights

Bratton on the Importance of Community Policing:

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12:00am

Tue February 23, 2010
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Matthew Cate, CDCR Secretary

Matthew Cate

In Episode #3, Matthew Cate, Secretary of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, discusses the Department’s new parole policies, the importance of research in guiding policy decisions, his prior work as Inspector General of the agency he now leads, his advice for the next Governor on California corrections, and more.

Cate Interview Highlights

Cate on the California Juvenile Justice System:

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12:00am

Tue February 16, 2010
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Dr. Joe Marshall, Omega Boys Club

Joe Marshall and David Onek

 

In Episode #2, Dr. Joe Marshall, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Omega Boys Club in San Francisco, discusses the program’s 150 college graduates, hosting the Street Soldiers radio show, helping young people stay “alive and free,” bridging the gap between the police and the community, and more.

Marshall Interview Highlights

Marshall on Why He Founded the Omega Boys Club:

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12:00am

Fri November 13, 2009
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Gil Kerlikowske, White House Drug Czar

David Onek and Gil Kerlikowske

In Episode #1, Gil Kerlikowske, Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (the White House "Drug Czar"), discusses ending the "War on Drugs," treating drugs as a public health issue, the problems of prescription drugs and drugged driving, the federal government's response to state medical marijuana laws, and more.

Gil Kerlikowske Interview Highlights

Kerlikowske on the War on Drugs:

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