|Tuesday, November 2nd|
Lawrence W. Sherman, Cambridge Centre for Evidence-Based Policing UK
Performing Arts Center on the Statesboro Campus, Nessmith-Lane Conference Center
Lawrence W. Sherman is Director of the Cambridge Centre for Evidence-Based Policing UK, and Wolfson Professor of Criminology Emeritus at the University of Cambridge, where he currently serves as Director of the Cambridge Police Executive Programme and editor of the Cambridge Journal of Evidence-Based Policing. Since beginning his career as an analyst in the New York City Police Department, he has designed or led experiments in over 50 police agencies on four continents, and trained over 2,000 police leaders. A former President of the American Society of Criminology and the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, he holds honorary degrees or medals from five universities and five learned societies. His research has focused on finding useful theories and effective policies for dealing with domestic violence, police corruption, gun crime, burglary, crime hot spots and harm spots, crime harm severity, police legitimacy, fatal shootings by police, crime victims, racial disparities in justice outcomes and other issues.