Police Reform Beyond the Slogans

The Temple Judea’s Racial Justice Initiative presented a series, “Unpacking LA’s Criminal Justice System.” The second panel, “Police Reform Beyond the Slogans,” featured SCI Director Dr. Erroll Southers, LAPD Deputy Chief Emada Tingirides, and Connie Rice discussing current and future efforts toward police reform. Watch the full panel recording 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.