April 19, 2016

For immediate release

Contact: Esther Watstein 203-332-5226
Rebecca Adams 203-332-5061

Expert Panel on Police Use of Deadly Force at Housatonic Community College

On Monday, April 25, a panel discussion of professionals will take place at the HCC LaFayette Hall Atrium from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. The event is open to the public at no charge.

How and why police make decisions about using deadly force will be discussed by Sgt. Tom Wolff, Stamford PD., Detective LouBella DeBrum, Shelton PD, Cpt. Roderick Porter, Bridgeport PD, and Assist. Chief Anthony Cuozzo, Orange PD. Participants include instructors who train police officers in making decisions about the use of deadly force.

The event is sponsored by the HCC Criminal Justice Department and the One Book, One College Program which has explored the issues raised in the book, “We are Called to Rise” throughout the college for the past few weeks.