Upcoming Lecture: Tackling Youth Crime & Disorder: A Partnership Approach

The Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy and the Police Foundation are co-sponsoring a special lecture by Scottish Detective Chief Inspector and Fulbright Scholar John Paterson on “Tackling Youth Crime & Disorder: A Partnership Approach” on December 4, 2012 at the Police Foundation from 11am – 12noon.

Inspector Paterson is Head of the Prevention & Interventions Unit of the Strathclyde Police where he oversees policy and strategy aimed at preventing offending by young people, tackling anti-social behavior, and managing offenders with addiction issues. His presentation will provide an overview of youth crime in Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, and describe how statutory and non-statutory partners are working together in a Multi-Agency Coordinating Hub to ensure resources are utilized in the most effective and efficient manner to reduce youth crime.

The lecture will take place at the Police Foundation, 1201 Connecticut Avenue, Washington DC 20036 (Farragut North Metro Station). Registration is free but required because of space limitations. To register, please click here.

Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you there!

David Weisburd, Director, Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy at George Mason University

Jim Bueermann, President, Police Foundation