Center on Race and Social Problems

Chief’s Institute #2: Tactical Perceptions for the Community: Recognizing Bias


We are hosting the second annual Chief's Institute with the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety and Bureau of Police.  A follow-up to last year's Chief's Institute on Procedural Justice for the Police and Community, this year's topic is Tactical Perceptions for the Community: Recognizing Bias.  This Institute will explore the concept of implicit bias, its effects on interactions between law enforcement and the public, and strategies for mitigating it. 

Our program will be offered by members of the Pittsburgh Police Academy's Training Team, lunch keynote by Soo Song, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of PA, and a panel will feature Professor David Harris from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.  

David A. Harris
John E. Murray Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law

Host, "Criminal Injustice" Podcast 
University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Wednesday, June 28, 2017.
8:00am - 5:00 pm in 2017 Cathedral of Learning.

This event is free, but due to limited space we are asking that you register for an invitation code below.


Please contact center administrative assistant or 412-624-7382 with any questions.