Cops & Courts

12:00am

Tue June 8, 2010
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Laurie Robinson, Office of Justice Programs

Laurie Robinson

In Episode #14, Laurie Robinson, Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs at the U.S. Department of Justice, discusses bridging the gap between researchers and practitioners, the promise of problem-solving courts, strengthening the indigent defense system, partnering with state and local law enforcement, and more.

Robinson Interview Highlights

Robinson on Making Research Accessible to Practitioners and Policymakers

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12:00am

Tue May 25, 2010
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Kevin Grant, Oakland Street Outreach Coordinator

Kevin Grant and David Onek

In Episode #13, Kevin Grant, Oakland Street Outreach Coordinator, discusses how he maintains credibility with both young people and law enforcement, how he turned his life around after fifteen years behind bars, how he fosters relationships with employers to help people with prior convictions find jobs, and more.

Grant Interview Highlights

Grant on Taking Responsibility Rather Than Always Blaming the Police

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12:00am

Tue May 18, 2010
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Anthony Batts, Oakland Police Chief

Anthony Batts and David Onek

In Episode #12, Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts discusses his goals as Oakland's new Chief, the importance of working with the community, his efforts to reduce police response times, how his doctorate degree has helped him in his policing career, and more.

Batts Interview Highlights

Batts on His Goals for the Oakland Police Department:

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12:00am

Tue May 11, 2010
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Frank Zimring, Berkeley Law School

Frank Zimring and David Onek

In Episode #11, Berkeley Law Professor Frank Zimring discusses New York City's remarkable crime decline in the past twenty years and the related policy implications.

Zimring Interview Highlights

Zimring on the Unprecedented Decline in New York City's Crime Rate:

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12:00am

Tue April 27, 2010
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Mimi Silbert, Delancey Street Foundation

Mimi Silbert and David Onek

In Episode #10, Mimi Silbert, President and CEO of the Delancey Street Foundation, discusses the unique Delancey Street rehabilitation model, the success of Delancey Street’s businesses, her attempts to partner with the state to reform the California prison system, the need for political leadership on criminal justice issues, and more.

Silbert Interview Highlights

Silbert on the Goals of Delancey Street’s Training Schools:

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