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Project Title: Proactive Policing - Effects on Crime, Communities, and Civil Liberties in the United States

PIN: DBASSE-CLAJ-14-02         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit:
Committee on Law and Justice

Malay, Majmundar

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Policy for Science and Technology

Meeting 2 - Proactive Policing - Effects on Crime, Communities, and Civil Liberties in the United States
February 3, 2016 - February 4, 2016
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Leticia Garcilazo Green
Phone: (202)334-3212
Fax: (202)334-3829


9:00 – 9:15 am Welcome and Introductions

David Weisburd (Committee Chair), George Mason University & Hebrew University of Jerusalem

9:15 – 10:45 am Session #1: Evidence on the Impact of Proactive Policing on
Crime and Disorder

Presenters: Anthony Braga (Rutgers University), Phil Cook (Duke University), Cynthia Lum (George Mason University), and Jerry Ratcliffe (Temple University)

Discussants: John MacDonald (University of Pennsylvania)
John Pepper (University of Virginia)

10:45 – 11:00 am BREAK

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Session #2: Evidence on the Community Effects of Proactive

Presenters: Rachel Harmon (University of Virginia), Stephen Mastrofski (George Mason University), Tracey Meares (Yale University), and Tom Tyler (Yale University)

Discussants: Robert Sampson (Harvard University)
Anne Piehl (Rutgers University)

12:30 – 1:30 pm LUNCH

1:30 – 3:00 pm Session #3: Evidence on Disparity/Discrimination/Racial

Presenters: Phillip Atiba Goff (UCLA), Tracey Meares (Yale University), Steven Raphael (UC Berkeley),

Discussants: Claudine Gay (Harvard University)
Amanda Geller (New York University)
Ruth Peterson (Ohio State)

3:00 – 3:15 pm BREAK

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Hassan Aden
Anthony Braga
Jim Bueermann
Philip Cook
Phillip Goff
Rachel Harmon
Amelia Haviland
Cynthia Lum
Charles Manski
Stephen Mastrofski
Tracey Meares
Daniel Nagin
Emily Owens
Steven Raphael
Jerry Ratcliffe
Tom Tyler
David Weisburd

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
•Discussion of the potential framing, scope, and substance of the final report.
•Discussion of outside experts who might be invited to present at the next meeting.
•Discussion of themes and conclusions from open session presentations

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: March 4, 2016