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Open Forum on Pre-Booking Jail Diversion

Wednesday June 04

  • By: Rights for Incarcerated People with Psychiatric Disabilities
  • Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Location:
    Fordham University, Lincoln Center
    140 W. 62nd Street, McNally Ampitheater
    New York, NY
  • Contact:
    Lisa Ortega
    Rights for Incarcerated People with Psychiatric Disabilities
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Come join people directly affected, advocates, government officials, academics, and legal providers as they engage in an open discussion about the current state of the criminal justice system and how pre-booking jail diversion can be implemented to best service people with psychiatric disabilities. Confirmed speakers include Marquez Claxton, 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement; Ann Pennington, researcher from Denver Colorado; Maria Ortiz, family member; Alex Anderson, ACT Team and RIPPD member; Jean Griffin, sister of David Glowczenski (tasered to death by
Southampton Village Police); Carlos Sabater, RIPPD member; Mary Beth Pfeiffer, Author Crazy in America.

Other invited speakers include Sgt. Dan Berardini, Commanding Officer, Rochester EDPRT and Major Sam Cochran, coordinator Memphis CIT.

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