Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Free Lecture by World Renowned Criminologist

If you are interested in cities, social control, criminology, or the like, you should check out this free lecture.

Why have crime rates dropped across the country over the last 20 years? Why did crime rates drop even more in New York City? What lessons can Oakland learn?

Franklin Zimring, nationally acclaimed crime policy expert  and Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley, shares lessons learned from extensive crime and enforcement research detailed in his new book: "The City That Became Safe; New York's Lessons for Urban Crime and Its Control."

When: Sunday October 23, 2011 - 3:00-5:00pm

Where: St. Lawrence O'Toole Church, 3725 High Street, Oakland  

Presented by the Offices of Council members Pat Kernighan, District 2 and Libby Schaaf, District 4 FREE admission and parking, RSVP not required Questions? Please contact: Bruce Stoffmacher, Community Liaison / Policy Analyst Office of Councilmember Libby Schaaf, City of Oakland - District 4

o: (510) 238-7041
f:  (510) 238-6910