The CopDoc Podcast: Aiming for Excellence in Leadership

The Balancing Act: Policing, Technology, and Racial Disparities with Dr. Thaddeus Johnson

July 25, 2023 Thaddeus L. Johnson, Ph.D. Season 5 Episode 107
The CopDoc Podcast: Aiming for Excellence in Leadership
The Balancing Act: Policing, Technology, and Racial Disparities with Dr. Thaddeus Johnson
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Season 5 - Episode 107 - The CopDoc Podcast

Imagine having a front-row seat to an insightful conversation on the pressing issues in policing with Dr. Thaddeus Johnson, a former police officer turned educator and scholar at Georgia State University. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn about evidence-based decision-making, striking a balance between social services and policing, and the importance of community engagement in law enforcement.

Hear from Dr. Johnson as he shares his unique perspective as a Black man and former law enforcement officer, shedding light on the complexities of police reform and community investment. We discuss the role of technology, such as facial recognition, in exacerbating racial disparities and the need for human interaction, training, and oversight in the use of AI in policing. Delve into the power of partisanship and its impact on investments and communities, exploring topics like police trust, brutality, and racial disparities in policing.

Join us as we reflect on the heartbreaking incident in Memphis, discussing the potential of diverse policing to make a difference in reducing violence and improving community relations. Tune in to hear Dr. Johnson's thoughts on how we can create a more just and equitable future for all. Don't miss this chance to gain valuable insights from a true expert in the field of policing and criminal justice.

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Police Leadership and Innovative Ideas
Empowering Communities and Police
Community Policing and Engagement Activities
Community Engagement and Police Prejudice
Facial Recognition Technology and Racial Disparities
AI, Discretion, and Policing
Police Trust and Brutality
Exploring Racial Disparities and Community Investments
Wrap-up With Thad Johnson

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