The recordings of the first two days of the Restorative Approaches to Policing Institute are now live. Day One: Opening Remarks (with Stephanie Clark, Senator Patrick Leahy, Betsy Griffith) Day One: Keynote by Mike Butler, “On the Qualities of Effective Policing” Day One: Panel, “The Role of Restorative Justice in Policing” (with William T. Jackson,Continue reading “Institute Recordings”
Our Partner Spotlight video interviews highlight inspiring models of restorative approaches in policing. This Institute Partner Spotlight features Lisa Bedinger, Shawn Burke, Patrick Foley, and Cristalee Sweeney from the South Burlington and Williston Community Justice Centers (CJCs).
Our Partner Spotlight video interviews highlight inspiring models of restorative approaches in policing. This Institute Partner Spotlight features Erin Freeborn, the Executive Director of Communities for Restorative Justice (C4RJ).
Our Partner Spotlight video interviews highlight inspiring models of restorative approaches in policing. This Institute Partner Spotlight features Staci Stallings, a retired Master Police Officer and former School Resource Officer.
Our Partner Spotlight video interviews highlight inspiring models of restorative approaches in policing. This Partner Spotlight features Vanessa Westley, a retired 29-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, who co-created and coordinated “Bridging the Divide,” a restorative policing strategy used in the Chicago area.
Approaches to policing grounded in the philosophy and practice of Restorative Justice are constantly expanding as researchers, activists, and community builders develop and share their knowledge with the larger community. We have compiled a restorative policing reference list that links research, approach outlines, and practical guides to assist in your continuing knowledge and practice of restorative justice and policingContinue reading “Restorative Policing References”
Restorative Approaches to Policing InstituteOctober 6th – 8th, 2021 For descriptions of the events, go here. Mike Butler Mike Butler was the public safety chief in Longmont, Colorado. He reinvented public safety within the context of partnerships and leveraged community social capital. During his tenure, Longmont public safety instilled a philosophy that included the utilizationContinue reading “Institute Presenter Bios”
Restorative Approaches to Policing InstituteOctober 6th – 8th, 2021 For biographies of the presenters, go here. Circle: An opportunity to experience a restorative circle process and to meet others doing work at the intersection of restorative practices and policing. Circle questions will guide participants in further processing and integrating the contributions of panel presenters. Workshops:Continue reading “Institute Event Descriptions”
A video from the River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding explaining their Police-Youth Dialogue process.
In the lead-up to the February 2021 “Think Tank,” representatives from each of the programs and police departments involved were asked to fill out a survey providing some basic information about their program or approach. This information was then distilled into the one-page descriptions of each program included in this report.