Perspectives on Consent Decrees and Constitutional Policing: Technology and Data Systems

A National Public Safety Partnership Web Event

This panel, hosted by the National Public Safety Partnership, focused on how data collection, reporting, analysis, and technology are critical aspects of consent decree compliance, constitutional policing initiatives, and the reduction of crime in communities. The speakers discussed their experiences with data challenges at the local and federal levels, as well as the benefits of a robust technology infrastructure for organizational effectiveness. In addition, the panelists offered insights and guidance on how to implement technology within police organizations and use research partnerships to help integrate technology into an agency’s specific environment.

Featured panelists included:

  • Ms. Donna Roy, Strategic Advisor, Guidehouse, and former senior technology officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Consumer Fraud Protection Bureau
  • Maggie Goodrich, J.D., Chief Executive Officer, TacLogix, Inc., and former Chief Information Officer for Public Safety, City of Los Angeles, California (Los Angeles Police Department [LAPD] and Los Angeles Fire Department)
  • Craig Uchida, Ph.D, President, Justice and Security Strategies, Inc.
  • Mr. Joe Siegel, Leader, Integrated Justice and Police Accountability Practice, Gartner, Inc.
  • Mr. Ben Horwitz, Co-founder, AH Datalytics, and former Director of Analytics, New Orleans, Louisiana, Police Department

Mr. Steven Rosenbaum, Chief of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section, opened the session. Mr. Arif Alikhan, former senior DOJ official and Director of Constitutional Policing and Policy for the LAPD, and Professor Geoffrey Alpert of the University of South Carolina’s Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice facilitated the discussion.

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