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Improving Community Police Relationships in the Wake of Post-Ferguson
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The purpose of this panel is to have an open and engaging dialogue about social issues relevant to police and community relationships, such as racial/gender/religious profiling, implicit bias in the police department and community, community policing and police procedures that facilitate justice and what we can do to be aware of and confront these issues in our society.

2/17/2015
When: 2/17/2015
Doors open at 6:30pm; 7:00pm Panel Discussion
Where: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta
1597 Interstate-85 Frontage Road
Atlanta, Georgia  30329
United States
Contact: Amy Han Dietrich, Director of Continuing Education and Communications

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FEATURING • Psychologists • Police Officer • Pastors • Other Special Guests •

Free Admission. Open to the Public.

Sponsored by the GPA Council on Diversity and Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta.

The purpose of this panel is to have an open and engaging dialogue about social issues relevant to police and community relationships, such as racial/gender/religious profiling, implicit bias in the police department and community,
community policing and police procedures that facilitate justice and what we can do to be aware of and confront these
issues in our society.

Panelists: 

  • Dr. Heather McElroy - Board Certified Police and Public Safety Psychologist
  • Tim Sharples - Police Officer for Smyrna Police Department
  • Craig Jones - Civil Rights Attorney
  • Pastor Anthony Makar - Pastor for Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta
  • Dr. Louis F. Kavar - Professor of Psychology, Capella University; Ordained Minister, United Church of Christ
  • Major Martin - Major for Office of Professional Standard - Atlanta Police Department
  • Dr. Carla Moore - Clinical Services Coordinator, City of Atlanta-Atlanta Police Dept. Psychological Services and Employee Assistance Program

 

An RSVP is not required, but feel free to rsvp Amy Dietrich at amydietrich@gapsychology.org so that we can communicate reminders and directions to you.