EVENT: Key Factors in Arrest Trends and Differences in California’s Counties

California has undergone a number of changes to public safety in recent years. What do we know about current arrest trends? And how have recent criminal justice reforms impacted arrests in California’s counties?

The Public Policy Institute of California will answer some of those questions at an event Thursday.

About the Event

Arrests can have wide-ranging consequences for individuals and the broader community, yet little is known about the factors underlying arrest trends and racial disparities. How have changes in crime rates and recent criminal justice reforms affected arrests in California? Do local demographic, economic, law enforcement, and jail conditions play a role? PPIC researcher Brandon Martin will outline findings from a new report, and a panel of experts will discuss the implications for state policy and local communities.

This research was supported with funding from Arnold Ventures.

Confirmed Participants

J. Edgar Boyd, pastor, First African Methodist Episcopal Church (FAME)
Deborah Gonzalez, director of government affairs, PPIC
Magnus Lofstrom, policy director and senior fellow, PPIC
Brandon Martin, research associate, PPIC
Tod Sockman, chief of police, City of Galt
Shirley Weber, member, California State Assembly

Event Details

Thursday, September 19, 2019
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Registration 11:45 a.m.

Capitol Event Center
1020 11th Street, second floor
Sacramento, CA (map)

Please register in advance. There is no charge to attend, but space is limited. Lunch will be provided. This event will also be webcast live.

Register to attend or watch here.



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