NCJA 10-14: Dealing with Social Justice and Police Legitimacy

Today’s podcast will discuss Social Justice and Police Legitimacy.  Our special guest is Sheriff Paula Dance with the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office. In 2018, Sheriff Dance made history when she became the first elected female African-American sheriff.

Sheriff Dance, Pitt County

Sheriff Dance takes us through how implicit bias affects the criminal justice arena. She also discusses how quick decisions, high-stress environments, and stereotypes shape decision making while in the line of duty.

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