Predictive Policing Symposium: Agenda

The symposium was held across from the LAPD headquarters

Researchers and practitioners gathered at the First Predictive Policing Symposium to discuss this emerging framework and its impact on the future of law enforcement. The symposium was held in Los Angeles on November 18 – 20, 2009.

Keynote Speakers

  • William Bratton, Former Chief, Los Angeles Police Department and CEO, Altegrity Security Consulting.
  • George Kelling, Ph.D., Professor, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University-Newark.
  • John Miller, Assistant Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Analytic Transformation and Technology, Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Opening Remarks

Kristina Rose, Acting Director, National Institute of Justice. Read her remarks.

Laurie O. Robinson, Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs. Read her remarks.

James H. Birch, Acting Director, Bureau of Justice Assistance.

Panel Discussions:

  1. The Future of Prediction in Criminal Justice: Defining Terms and Introducing Issues
    Panelists:
    • Theron Bowman, Ph.D., Chief of Police, Arlington (Texas) Police Department
    • Jeremy Crump, Director of Strategy, National Policing Improvement Agency (United Kingdom)
    • Craig Uchida, Ph.D., President, Justice & Security Strategies, Inc.
    • Moderator: John Morgan, Ph.D., Office Director, Office of Science and Technology, National Institute of Justice
    Read a summary of the panel.
  2. The LAPD Experiment
    Panelists:
    • Charlie Beck, Chief, Los Angeles Police Department
    • Justin Eisenberg, Captain, Los Angeles Police Department
    • Sean Malinowski, Ph.D., Lieutenant, Los Angeles Police Department
    • Colleen McCue, President and CEO, MC2 Solutions, LLC
    • Moderator: John Morgan, Ph.D., Office Director, Office of Science and Technology, National Institute of Justice
    Read a summary of the panel.
  3. What We Expect From Predictive Policing: Perspectives From Three Police Chiefs
    Panelists:
    • Jim Bueermann, Chief of Police, Redlands (Calif.) Police Department
    • Tom Casady, Chief of Police, Lincoln (Neb.) Police Department
    • George Gascón, Chief of Police, San Francisco Police Department
    • Moderator: Ellen Scrivner, Ph.D., Deputy Director, National Institute of Justice
    Read a summary of the panel.
  4. Discussion on the Predictive Policing Demonstration Projects and Evaluation
     Panelists:
    • Boston Police Department, Hemali Gunaratne
    • Chicago Police Department, Jonathan Lewin
    • Maryland State Police, Philip Canter and William Pottenger, Ph.D.
    • Metropolitan Police Department, Brenda Eich
    • New York Police Department, Philip McGuire
    • Shreveport Police Department, Susan Reno
    • RAND Corporation, Greg Ridgeway, Ph.D.
    Read a summary of the panel.

Breakout Sessions

  1. Policy and Practice Breakout Session
    Facilitators:
    • Craig Uchida, Ph.D., President, Justice & Security Strategies, Inc.
    • Steve Mastrofski, Professor, George Mason University; Shellie Solomon, CEO, Justice & Security Strategies, Inc.
    • Edmund McGarrell, Director and Professor, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University
    • Jonathan Lewin, Commander, Chicago Police Department
    • Gary Lee, Captain, Cincinnati Police Department
    Read a summary of the breakout session.
  2. Privacy and Legal Issues Breakout Session
    Facilitators:
    • Thomas O’Reilly, Senior Policy Advisor, Bureau of Justice Assistance
    • Russell Porter, Director, State of Iowa Intelligence Fusion Center
    • Joan McNamara, Commander, Los Angeles Police Department
    • John Wilson, Senior Research Associate, Institute for Intergovernmental Research
    • David Carter, Ph.D., Professor, School of Criminal Justice, Michigan State University
    Read a summary of the breakout session.
  3. Technical Breakout Session
    Facilitator
    • John Morgan, Ph.D., Office Director, Office of Science and Technology, National Institute of Justice
    Read a summary of the breakout session.
Date Created: December 18, 2009