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Public forum on American policing to be held at NIACC on October 31


This news story was published on October 19, 2016.
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Garry F. McCarthy (Chicago Magazine photo)

Garry F. McCarthy
(Chicago Magazine photo)

MASON CITY – The NIACC Criminal Justice Club will sponsor a presentation and public forum on the current state of American policing on Monday, October 31, at 6:30 pm in the Beem Center Auditorium (BC 200) on the NIACC campus. The presentation is free and open to the public.

The keynote presenters will be Garry F. McCarthy, former Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department and Robert J. Tracy, former Chief of Crime Control Strategies, Chicago Police Department.

Garry McCarthy is currently the President and CEO of GFM Strategies, a law enforcement and security consulting firm in Chicago. He is the former Police Director for the city of Newark, New Jersey. He began his law enforcement career with the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and retired from the NYPD in 2006 as Deputy Commissioner of Operations.

Robert Tracy

Robert Tracy

Robert Tracy is currently a Senior Vice-President at United Security Services in Chicago. He also began his career with the NYPD, retiring as a Captain and Commanding Officer of the Firearms Suppression Unit. In the private sector, he has been a Vice-President and Global Crisis Manager for the Office of Business Continuity for Citigroup.

McCarthy and Tracy both have extensive experience in the internationally acclaimed CompStat process and initiated violent crime and crime reduction strategies that resulted in a 37 percent decline in overall crime and made significant strides in reducing the murder rate during their tenure with the Chicago Police Department.

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4 Responses to Public forum on American policing to be held at NIACC on October 31

  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    October 20, 2016 at 9:49 am

    Does anyone know if these people are democrats ?

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      October 20, 2016 at 8:04 pm

      Does anyone care ? They are experts !

    • Anonymous Reply Report comment

      October 20, 2016 at 8:14 pm

      They are experienced and knowledgeable… as opposed to you, that is just a dumbass.
      Same old BS out of you all the time, what a fu^king idiot you are,

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        October 21, 2016 at 7:42 am

        I attended the police academy last year and found it extremely interesting and informative. There are reasons they do the things they do the way they do them. Well worth attending. I changed my opinion on a lot of thing after attending.