House Public Safety Committee to Host Work Session on Crime Trends with National Scholars and Law Enforcement Experts
Increasing crime has been a constant media and election narrative, but actual crime data has shown more nuance than is often portrayed. To get a better understanding of current state and national crime trends, the Public Safety Committee has invited nationally recognized scholars and law enforcement experts for a work session to analyze crime trends, understand root causes, and identify potential solutions.
WHAT: Current Crime Trends in Washington and the U.S.: Understanding Root Causes and Identifying Solutions Work Session hosted by the House Public Safety Committee featuring:
- Richard Rosenfeld, Curators’ Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Missouri-St. Louis, former President of the American Society of Criminology
- Ames Grawert, John L. Neu Justice Counsel, Brennan Center for Justice,
- Joan Smith, Criminal Justice Information Support Manager, Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs
- James McMahan, Policy Director, Washington Association of Sheriffs and Police Chiefs
WHEN: Friday, December 2, 8:00 – 9:00 A.M.
WHERE: House Hearing Room D, John L. O’Brien Building, 504 15th Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98501
The work session will also be broadcast on www.TVW.org.