Oct 26, 2020
Ron Davis, former EPA Police Chief
21st century policing - What Should It Be and How Do We Get There?

Ronald L. Davis served in the Obama Administration as the Director of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) and Executive Director of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing (Task Force).

Prior to serving as COPS Director, Davis had a distinguished career in law enforcement serving over 8 years as Chief of Police of East Palo Alto (CA) and 20 years with the Oakland (CA) Police Department.

Davis is the co-author of the publications, Race and Policing: An Agenda for Action;  Exploring the Role of the Police in Prisoner Reentry, and the DOJ publication, How to Correctly Collect and Analyze Racial Profiling Data: Your Reputation Depends on It.

Davis possesses a Bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University and has completed the Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program at Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.