Event in St. Pete – Does Incarceration Reduce Crime?

If you live in the Tampa/St. Pete area, please join us for this upcoming event!

Prison Forum #1 – Does Incarceration Reduce Crime?

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
6-8 PM
St. Petersburg College
Seminole Campus Digitorium (UP 160)
9200 113th Street N, Seminole, FL

Researchers have struggled with the relationship between crime and a host of factors such as incarceration, poverty, and education. The panel will dive deeper into the questions of effectiveness, taxpayer costs, emerging public safety research and practices, and discuss the extent to which incarceration does reduce crime.

Forum panelists include:

  • Daniel D’Amico - William Barnett Professor of Free Enterprise Studies, Loyola University, New Orleans
  • Julie Ebenstein - Policy and Advocacy Counsel, Florida Branch of the American Civil Liberties Union
  • Anthony Holloway - Chief of Police, City of Clearwater
  • Marc Levin - Director, Center for Effective Justice, Texas Public Policy Foundation/Right on Crime

Moderated by: Dr. Allison DeFoor, former Sheriff of Monroe County, Prosecutor, Defender, Judge, and Episcopal Priest

Download the flyer here: FLYER_13-0041-01 ISPS Incareration