Southers on the Capitol Attack, Police Reform and Civil Rights

SCI Director Dr. Erroll Southers joined the podcast, “Talkin’ Politics & Religion Without Killin’ Each Other,” to discuss the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, constructive police reform and how his work is in part the product of his parents’ bravery, who marched in Washington, DC, for civil rights in 1963. Listen to the full podcast episode below.

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.