SCI Featured in USC ‘Back to College’ Event

On February 3, 2021, USC presented its 13th Annual Going Back to College Day event for students and professors to reconnect and learn about USC programs and initiatives. As a part of the event, SCI Director Dr. Erroll Southers spoke about SCI’s work in combating extremism during the pandemic, increasing public trust in law enforcement with the LEWIS project and more. Learn more about SCI’s important work and watch Dr. Southers’ presentation.

Safe Communities Institute

The Safe Communities Institute (SCI) at the USC Price School of Public Policy continues a more than 60-year tradition of research, interdisciplinary education, and collaboration to advance sustainable “whole-of-community” public safety strategies, policies, and programs. SCI takes a holistic approach to encouraging and informing public safety efforts through collaboration between all public safety disciplines and the communities they serve.

Officer Spotlight - Sergeant Arlen Castillo is an 18-year veteran of the El Monte Police Department. Currently assigned to the patrol division, she is also a member of the Public Information Officer team and is dedicated to building connections between the community and law enforcement. Read more.