Policing in America’s Communities for the 21st Century, A Conversation

DATE & TIME: April 19, 2022 at 12:30PM
IN PERSON: MacQueen Alumni Center, University of South Alabama – Limited Seats/Tickets Available
FEATURED SPEAKER: Dr. Cedric Alexander

Join us Tuesday, April 19, 2022 for “National Policing Trends: Policing in America’s Communities for the 21st Century” featuring Cedric Alexander. Lunch will be provided to those who pre-register to attend in-person. Doors will open and lunch will be available starting at 12PM; the program and live stream will start promptly at 12:30PM.

One of America’s leading voices on modern policing, Dr. Alexander will share his ideas and the ideas of others regarding how police training needs to change, how officers can connect closer to all parts of the community, and the future of law enforcement.

Dr. Cedric Alexander is a clinical psychologist and a public safety executive who has served at all levels of government. He is a law enforcement analyst who has appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” “CBS Evening News,” “ABC World News with Diane Sawyer” and “NBC Nightly News.” Alexander also authored “The New Guardians: Policing in America’s Communities for the 21st Century” and numerous opinion editorials for CNN and The Washington Post.

A Pensacola native, Alexander appeared at CivicCon in August 2020 to discuss police reform and social justice.

This program is FREE and open to all. Residents of Mobile and Baldwin counties are encouraged to attend. The program will stream live on YouTube and Facebook on Tuesday, April 19th at 12:30pm. The presentation will be followed by a live question & answer opportunity.

Coastal Conversations is a program of Coastal Alabama Partnership and is a platform for citizens to engage with experts who will provide leading edge information and share big ideas. Our goal is to expand awareness of issues, to increase knowledge of best practices and to inspire positive change.

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Thank you to our sponsors for providing lunch for in-person attendees.