Systemic Discrimination: Challenges for Policing in An Age of Diversity and Heightened Public Scrutiny

Event

Thomson House Ballroom, 3650 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 1Y2, CA
Price: 
Free, but RSVP required.

To mark both Black History Month and Nelson Mandela Day, the Center for Research-Action on Race Relations (CRARR) and Criminal Law McGill are co-hosting a panel discussion on “Systemic Discrimination: Challenges for Policing in An Age of Diversity and Heightened Public Scrutiny.”

The bilingual event is open the general public and the media. Refreshments will be offered.

The activity aims to promote public dialogue on systemic discrimination in policing and public accountability, especially on issues of professional conduct, community input and partnership, and bias-free police service delivery in diverse cities such as Montreal and Ottawa.

Keynote by Mr. Marc-André Dowd, Police Ethics Commissioner of Quebec.

Panelists include Ms. Ketcia Peters, Community Co-Chair of the Ottawa Police Community Equity Council, M. Marc Charbonneau, inspecteur-chef à la Direction des services corporatifs du SPVM and Dr. Myrna Lashley, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry at McGill University.

The panel will be moderated by Mr. Alain Babineau, CRARR Advisor, member of Criminal Law McGill, and a retired RCMP officer, with opening words w by Professor Robert Leckey, Dean of the Faculty of Law of McGill University.

RSVP by emailing criminallawmcgill [at] gmail.com

This event has been accredited for 3 hours of Continuing Legal Education for legal practitioners by a recognized provider.