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 - El Monte Police Chief Ben Lowry was a 20-year law enforcement veteran who was appointed to lead the El Monte Police Department in June 2022. Tragically, Chief Lowry passed away in October. He was 45. Thank you Chief Lowry for your service. Read more.

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