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Past · September 19, 2019

Key Factors in Arrest Trends and Differences in California’s Counties

September 19, 2019 · 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Capitol Event Center 1020 11th Street, second floor Sacramento, CA 95814

About the Program

Arrests can have wide-ranging consequences for individuals and the broader community, yet little is known about the factors underlying arrest trends and racial disparities. How have changes in crime rates and recent criminal justice reforms affected arrests in California? Do local demographic, economic, law enforcement, and jail conditions play a role? PPIC researcher Brandon Martin will outline findings from a new report, and a panel of experts will discuss the implications for state policy and local communities.

This research was supported with funding from Arnold Ventures.


11:45 a.m. Registration and lunch

12:05 p.m. Welcome
Deborah Gonzalez, director of government affairs, PPIC

12:10 p.m. Presentation
Brandon Martin, research associate, PPIC

12:25 p.m. Panel Discussion
Moderator: Magnus Lofstrom, policy director and senior fellow, PPIC
J. Edgar Boyd, pastor, First African Methodist Episcopal Church (FAME)
Tod Sockman, chief of police, City of Galt
Shirley Weber, member, California State Assembly

1:00 p.m. Audience Q&A

1:30 p.m. Adjourn


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