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Video: Community-Level Efforts to Prevent Violent Extremism

NIJ Research for the Real World Seminar

March 2016

Moderator: John Picarelli, Ph.D., National Institute of Justice

In this video three internationally-renowned experts from the research and practitioner arenas discuss how community policing can be used to prevent violent extremism and reduce violence within communities.

Major sections of this video include:

  • 0:01:20 - Screening of the video "Countering Violent Extremism in Los Angeles"
  • Definition: What is Radicalization?
    • 0:13:35 - John Horgan, Ph.D. Georgia State University
    • 0:17:35 - David H. Schanzer, Duke University
    • 0:19:00 - Deputy Chief Michael Downing, Los Angeles Police Department
  • Presentation of Research Findings
    • 0:22:13 - David H. Schanzer: Research on Community-Policing to Prevent Violent Extremism
    • 0:37:50 - John Horgan - Evaluation of a Community-Based Prevention Model
  • Practitioner Perspective
    • 0:52:04 - Deputy Chief Downing: Community-Level Prevention Efforts in Los Angeles
  • 1:02:00 - Question and Answer Session 

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Date Created: June 15, 2016