Capitol Hill Briefing

Fall Fables & Fallacies: The Truth about Policing in America

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Date and Time
October 12, 2016 12 - 1 PM EDT
B-354 Rayburn House Office Building
Featuring Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute; Adam Bates, Policy Analyst, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute; Jonathan Blanks, Managing Editor of; Research Associate, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute; and Matthew Feeney Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by Peter Russo, Director of Congressional Affairs, Cato Institute.

Recent events in Oklahoma and North Carolina continue to draw the nation’s attention to the combustible relationship between police and the communities they serve. Yet despite the national focus, important facts are getting blurred as partisans on both sides square off in an increasingly divisive national debate.

Join our panel of Cato scholars to sort out and clarify a broad range of issues, including pretextual stops, police militarization, the use of body cameras and more.