March is National Criminal Justice Month.
How the U.S. Supports Peacekeeping in Africa: Policing and Training
Mark Mew, Police Trainer and Former Chief, Anchorage Police Department, recently returned from Benin, West Africa, where he was providing police training in support of peacekeeping in that part of the world. He will be discussing his experiences there.
Moderator: Dr. Troy Payne, Justice Center
Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: UAA/APU Consortium Library, LIB 307
Mark Mew has over 20 years of experience in police work and served as the chief of the Anchorage Police Department (APD). He also has worked as the Director of Security and Emergency Preparedness for the Anchorage School District. Mr. Mew recently returned from Benin, West Africa, where he was providing police training in support of peacekeeping in that part of the world. Bering Straits Native Corporation is the entity through which Mr. Mew provided the training.
This event is sponsored by the Justice Center, the Pre-Law Society, and the Justice Club.
In 2009 the United States Congress established March as National Criminal Justice Month. The purpose of National Criminal Justice Month is to promote societal awareness regarding the causes and consequences of crime, as well as strategies for preventing and responding to crime.