American Justice Conference 2017

American Justice Conference Wednesday 6th December 2017

Event date: Wednesday, 6 December 2017 at 8.30 AM


FG201, One Friar Gate Square, Derby, DE1 1DZ, University of Derby

Guest speakers who all play pivotal roles within the American justice system will be discussing how policing in America is continually evolving due to current political and social issues, as well as discussing their own experiences throughout their careers. 


08.30 - 09.00 Arrival and registration Tea, coffee, water
09.00 - 12.30 Gang Culture Gang reduction in Los Angeles
Gangs in San Quentin
Policing gangs
13.00 - 13.30  Arrival and registration Tea, coffee, water
13.30 - 15.45 Social Exclusion in the American Criminal Justice System Mental health and homelessness
Young people
16.00 - 16.30 Tea, coffee, water, biscuits Tea, coffee, water
16.30 - 19.00 Policing in America Public order and civil rights movements
Policing at tourist attractions (Universal Studios)
Shooting and gun laws
Politics and policing

Guest Speakers  

  • Melissa Allgood - Director of Loss Prevention for Universal Studios, Hollywood
  • Sergeant Spencer Fomby - Berkeley Police Department, San Francisco
  • Tina Gilbert - Retired Division Director, San Francisco Adult Probation Department
  • Denise Herz, PhD - Associate Dean foCollege of Health and Human Services at California State University, Los Angeles
  • James R. Lopez - Retired Division Chief, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
  • Lt. Sam Robinson - Public Informations Officer, San Quentin State Prison
  • Nelson Santos - Police Instructor, Miami Dade College, Police Academy
  • Dr. Raimundo Socorro, PhD - Dean of School of Justice, Public Safety and Law, Miami Dade College
  • Reginald Zachery - Regional Program Manager, Gang Reduction and Youth Development, City of Los Angeles

Please note that chargeable parking will be available in the pay and display car park located opposite One Friar Gate Square. 

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