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Black and Blue: Perspectives of Black Law Enforcement Leadership

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On Tuesday, October 26, Holy Names University and the Undergraduate Criminology Program hosted a panel discussion, Black and Blue: Perspectives of Black Law Enforcement Leadership.

At this event, the complexities of race and associated challenges of being a law enforcement leader and a person of color was discussed. Guest panelist include police chiefs from Fremont, Piedmont, and Oakland Police Departments. They shared their unique perspectives, discussed their experience policing during a time where support for law enforcement is encountering challenges, and shared perspectives and insight on the future of enforcement and community engagement.Panelists:

  • Chief LaRonne Armstrong, Oakland Police Department
  • Chief Jeremy Bowers, Piedmont Police Department
  • Chief Sean Washington, Fremont Police Department
  • Dr. Talia Moore, Holy Names University