Beyond the Uniform: Black and Asian Experiences in the Criminal Justice System
|14 February 2024
|16:00 - 18:00
|What is it:
|School of Social Sciences
|Free (register on Eventbrite)
|Who is it for:
|University staff, External researchers, Adults, Current University students, General public
This third seminar in the Department of Criminology’s Racial and Social Justice Seminar Series examines Black and Asian professionals in the criminal justice system (CJS) and how institutional racism affects not only victims and perpetrators but also those working in the CJS. Recent drives to diversify the CJS workforce highlight the importance of reflecting the population served. Intersectional issues will also be considered.
Chancellor Nazir Afzal OBE - Former Chief Crown Prosecutor for Northwest England and Director in London. Former Chief Executive of the country's Police & Crime Commissioners. Current Chancellor of the University of Manchester. Discussing his "Race to the Top" work on institutional barriers facing minority ethnic career advancement.
Dr Marina Hasan – Former Police Intelligence Analyst. She is an independent consultant and criminologist. Presenting research on the experiences of women of colour in policing.
Detective Inspector Abid Sardar - 27-year veteran of Greater Manchester Police; former chair of the Muslim Police Association; spearheaded recruitment of 20,000 diverse police officers.
Martha John-Rose - Victim Services Coordinator for Greater Manchester Police; former vice-chair of the Black Police Association; brings expertise on experiences of non-operational criminal justice system staff.
Price: Free (register on Eventbrite)
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