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Past · December 4, 2018

New Insights into California Arrests: Trends, Disparities, and County Differences

December 4, 2018 · 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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

About the Program

Crime, policing, and community relations are the subject of heated debates, but little is known about the very first step in the criminal justice process—arrests. Who is arrested in California and what are they arrested for? How have these patterns changed over time? How do they differ across the state? PPIC researcher Magnus Lofstrom will outline findings from a new report, and a panel of experts will discuss what these trends mean for state policy and local communities.

This research was supported with funding from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation.


11:45 a.m. Registration and lunch available

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

12:10 p.m. Presentation
Magnus Lofstrom, senior fellow, PPIC

12:20 p.m. Panel Discussion
Moderator: Brandon Martin, research associate, PPIC
Marisa Arrona, local safety solutions project director, Californians for Safety and Justice
Gabriel Caswell, counsel, Senate Public Safety Committee
Daniel Hahn, chief of police, City of Sacramento

1:00 p.m. Audience Q&A

1:30 p.m. Adjourn


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