In an upcoming episode of the podcast we'll hear from Mikaila Belk, Program Officer at Mercy Corps, about the work her organization is doing to aid community development in Lebanon and throughout the Middle East.
Expected release: Summer 2021
Better Training for Law Enforcement - The Science of Active Threat Assessment with Dr. Nathan Meehan
Keywords: security, crime detection, police training, visual search, nonverbal cues, forensic psychology.
Learn more about the contents of this training by visiting www.secondsight-ts.com.
"Dr. Meehan led the JDLR Project research team while he was a Social Scientist at the United States Naval Research Laboratory’s (NRL) Adversarial Modeling Exploitation Office. At the NRL, he also successfully managed a variety of short- and long-term projects for the Department of Defense, the Department of Justice, and the Department of Homeland Security on topics ranging from crime analysis to the development of web-based research platforms for visual search. He earned his Ph.D. at the School of Criminal Justice at the State University of New York Albany. Dr. Meehan is also a Certified Law Enforcement Analyst and worked as the Lead Crime and Intelligence Analyst. As an analyst, he also assisted on an FBI Operation Safe Streets (OSS) Taskforce targeting violent gang members."
Read Second Sight's COVID-19 Guide for Law Enforcement and Security Personnel.
Keywords: public administration, technology, innovation, coproduction, crowdsourcing, community governance, equitable provision of services.
Ben Clark is an Associate Professor in the School of Planning, Public Policy and Management at the University of Oregon.