Session 269: TC21 -> Roundtable: Educating Police About Diversity
Time: 11:00AM to 12:30 PM on Thursday, November 14
Place: Grand Ballroom
Session Chair: James P. Levine, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
This roundtable will discuss strategies for providing police with greater sophistication and sensitivity in dealing with multicultural environments. It will examine various teaching initiatives being utilized by John Jay College of Criminal Justice to enhance communication between police officers and minority groups in New York and elsewhere. It will also present research underway that examines "best practices" in development of curricula intended to educate police about diversity. The discussion will include attention to outcomes assessment i.e., empirical evidence of the actual impact of various pedagogical approaches on police officer learning.
Educating Police About Diversity
by: James P. Levine, John Jay College of Criminal Justice (Corresponding)
Dennis Jay Kenney, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Gerald W. Lynch, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Basil Wilson, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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