Professor Rosa Brooks is a Georgetown University Law School professor. She is the author of a few books and several articles. During an earlier Sabbatical, she attended the Reserve Officer Police Academy for the Metropolitan, D.C. Police Department. She provided patrol support of regular officers in the District of Columbia.
She established the Center for Innovations in Community Safety. Members of the Metropolitan Police meet to discuss approaches to improving community safety and interactions.
We spoke of her experience in policing and her thoughts on the future of policing and the benefits of engaging police in thoughtful, community-centered conversation, working to create more mutual understanding.