Saint Louis University

Time Presenters

8:30-9:00 a.m.


9:00-9:15 a.m.

9:15-10:30 a.m.
Panel I: The Need for Accountability Measures and How to Make Them Permanent
Colonel Daniel W. Isom
Chief of Police, Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis, Missouri
Accountability Measures, Public Trust, and Effective Crime Control

David A. Harris
Professor of Law, Associate Dean for Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Pragmatism vs. Theory in Developing Police Accountability Systems

Samuel Walker
Emeritus Professor of Criminology, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Embedding Accountability Mechanisms into the Culture of Law Enforcement

10:30-10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Panel II: Federal Efforts to Achieve Accountability

Mark Kappelhoff
Chief of the Criminal Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Leveraging Civil Rights Laws to Improve Police Accountability

Rachel A. Harmon
Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
What Federal Regulation of the Police Can Do Best

Richard G. Callahan
United States Attorney, Eastern District of Missouri
The Impact of Police Misconduct in the Prosecution of Criminal Cases

Mark Iris
Lecturer in the Department of Political Science and the Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences Program, Northwestern University; former Executive Director of the Chicago Police Board
An Analysis of Section 1983 Lawsuits Against the Chicago Police Department

12:00-1:00 p.m. Break

1:00-2:15 p.m. Panel III: Departmental Level Efforts to Achieve Accountability

David A. Klinger
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Missouri-St. Louis, former  Police Officer, Los Angeles Police Department
Police Training as an Instrument of Accountability

James F. Gilsinan
E. Desmond Lee Professor in Collaborative Regional Education, Saint Louis University
The Numbers Dilemma: The Chimera of Modern Police Accountability Systems

Kami Chavis Simmons
Associate Professor of Law, Wake Forest University School of Law
Counteracting an Organizational Culture of Corruption and Misconduct
Paul F. Evans
Chief of Security, Suffolk Downs; former Commissioner, Boston Police Department; former Director of Police and Crime Standard Unit, Home Office, London, England
Comparative Approaches to Addressing Police Misconduct at the Local Level: US v. UK

2:15-2:30 p.m. Break

2:30-3:45 p.m. Panel IV: State Accountability Mechanisms

Colonel Tim Fitch
Chief of Police, St. Louis County Police Department
Should There Be a Mechanism Under State Law for Decertification of Police Departments?

William J. Muldoon
Director of Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center, First Vice President of the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST)
The Role of IADLEST in Ensuring Police Professionalism

Roger L. Goldman
Callis Family Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law
Designing a Model State Police Decertification Law
Diana Stabler
Assistant Attorney General, Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board
Preventing and Remedying Police Misconduct: the Role of Arizona's Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission

3:45-4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks