Chief Chris Burbank

Director of Law Enforcement Engagement Chief Burbank recently accepted the position as Director of Law Enforcement Engagement with The Center for Policing Equity.  He has been involved with CPE since its inception, utilizing their research capability at the height of the immigration debate, and supporting their efforts throughout the Nation.  He is an unwavering advocate […]

Latinos In Three Cities Are Reporting Fewer Crimes Since Trump Took Office

There is historical precedent for immigration policies’ affecting reporting among undocumented immigrants. Salt Lake City encountered similar issues when the state legislature debated a bill that would require local law enforcement to detain unauthorized immigrants, recalled Chris Burbank, the [director or law enforcement engagement at the Center for Policing Equity and] police chief at the time. “What we […]

Traffic and Pedestrian Fatalities Are on the Rise; DOJ to Review Local Police Oversight; A Case for a New Better Tax System

Sheryl Gay Stolberg, domestic affairs correspondent for The New York Times, Jonathan M. Smith, executive director of the Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs and former Obama Justice Department attorney, and Chris Burbank, director of Law Enforcement Engagement Center for Policing Equity, talk about the memo from Attorney General Sessions ordering a […]

CPE, Austin Police Department Release New Research on Racial Disparities in Austin

(AUSTIN, TX) — Today at a press conference at the Austin Police Department headquarters, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo joined Center for Policing Equity (CPE) President and Cofounder Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff and Director of Law Enforcement Engagement Chief Chris Burbank to release the findings of, “The Science of Policing Equity: Measuring Fairness in the Austin Police […]

The Science of Policing Equity: Measuring Fairness in the Austin Police Department

Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo joined Center for Policing Equity (CPE) President and Cofounder Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff and Director of Law Enforcement Engagement Chief Chris Burbank to release the findings of, “The Science of Policing Equity: Measuring Fairness in the Austin Police Department”, a new report done in collaboration with the Urban Institute analyzing racial disparities […]

Press Release: New CPE Report Analyzes Racial Disparities in Austin PD

For Immediate Release October 12, 2016 Contact: APD – Anna Sabana, Anna.sabana@austintexas.gov CPE – Safiya Jafari Simmons, safiya@policingequity.org Center for Policing Equity, Austin Police Department and Urban Institute Release New Research on Racial Disparities in Austin (AUSTIN, TX) — Today at a press conference at the Austin Police Department headquarters, Austin Police Chief Art Acevedo […]