Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek

12:00am

Tue September 21, 2010
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Benjamin Jealous, President and CEO, NAACP

Benjamin Jealous

In Episode #17, Benjamin Jealous, President and CEO of the NAACP, discusses the NAACP's new "Smart and Safe" criminal justice initiative, his support for the National Criminal Justice Act, the consequences of the nation's incarceration policies, the importance of parents taking responsibility for truancy, and more.

Jealous Interview Highlights

Jealous on the Consequences of the Nation’s Incarceration Policies:

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12:00am

Tue June 22, 2010
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Susan Manheimer, San Mateo Police Chief

Susan Manheimer and David Onek

In Episode #16, Susan Manheimer, San Mateo Police Chief and California Police Chiefs Association President, discusses why she became a police officer, becoming the first woman Chief in San Mateo and first woman President of the Police Chiefs Association, using community policing to reduce crime, collaborating regionally with the other Bay Area Chiefs and more.

Manheimer Interview Highlights

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12:00am

Tue June 15, 2010
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: James Bell, W. Haywood Burns Institute

James Bell and David Onek

In Episode #15, James Bell, Executive Director of the W. Haywood Burns Institute, discusses his work to reduce the overrepresentation of youth of color in the juvenile justice system, the involvement of community members in the reform process, the importance of data-driven decision-making, California's leadership role in reducing racial and ethnic disparities, and more.

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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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