Law Enforcement Podcast Archives

Brook Bello: Tech and Tech Policy Solutions to End Sex Trafficking (Ep. 160)

Brook Bello: Tech and Tech Policy Solutions to End Sex Trafficking (Ep. 160)

Dr. Brook Bello (@BrookBello) is Founder and CEO/ED of More Too Life, Inc., — an anti-sexual violence, human trafficking and youth crime prevention organization that was named by United Way Worldwide as one of the best in the nation.

Petra Molnar: Automated Decision-Making and Immigration — The Human Rights Impact (Ep. 158)

Petra Molnar: Automated Decision-Making and Immigration — The Human Rights Impact (Ep. 158)

Petra Molnar joined us to discuss her new paper which looks at the human rights impact of automated decision-making and immigration.

Jennifer Becker: Confronting Tech-Enabled Domestic Violence, Part II (Ep. 148)

Jennifer Becker: Confronting Tech-Enabled Domestic Violence (Part 2)(Ep. 148)

Jennifer Becker is Deputy Legal Director and National Judicial Education Program (NJEP) Senior Attorney. At Legal Momentum, Jennifer is engaged in a range of litigation, education, and policy on issues of gender-based discrimination and violence, including efforts to strengthen state gender-based violence statutes and reauthorization of the federal Violence Against Women Act.

Katie Ray-Jones: Confronting Tech-Enabled Domestic Violence (Ep. 147)

Confronting Tech-Enabled Domestic Violence

Katie Ray-Jones (@KtRayJones) is President of the National Domestic Violence Hotline and National Dating Abuse Hotline.

George Joseph: Palantir and the Police (Ep. 145)

George Joseph: Palantir and the Police (Ep. 145)

George Joseph (@GeorgeJoseph94) is criminal justice reporgter at The Appeal. Formerly, he was a reporting fellow at Demos focusing on surveillance, immigration, law enforcement, and the entry of big data in criminal justice systems. His work has appeared in outlets such as The Guardian, NPR, The Atlantic, The Nation, The Verge, Slate, and CityLab.

Chelsea Barabas: How to balance AI and criminal justice (Ep. 136)

How to balance AI and criminal justice (Ep. 136)

Chelsea Barabas (@chels_bar) is a research scientist at MIT, where she examines the spread of algorithmic decision making tools in the US criminal justice system.

Formerly, Chelsea was the Head of Social Innovation with the MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative. She has worked on a wide range of issues related to the use of emerging technologies to serve the public good around the world.

Riana Pfefferkorn: The Emerging Trend of ‘Side-Channel Cryptanalysis’ (Ep. 133)

Riana Pfefferkorn: The Emerging Trend of ‘Side-Channel Cryptanalysis’ (Ep. 133)

Riana Pfefferkorn (@Riana_Crypto) is the Cryptography Fellow at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society. Her work, made possible through funding from the Stanford Cyber Initiative, focuses on investigating and analyzing the U.S. government’s policy and practices for forcing decryption and/or influencing crypto-related design of online platforms and services, devices, and products, both via technical means and through the courts and legislatures. Riana also researches the benefits and detriments of strong encryption on free expression, political engagement, economic development, and other public interests.

Desmond Patton: Understanding Social Media and Gang Violence (Ep. 127)

Desmond Patton: Understanding Social Media and Gang Violence (Ep. 127)

Dr. Desmond Upton Patton (@SAFELab) is an assistant professor at the Columbia School of Social Work and a Faculty Affiliate of the Social Intervention Group (SIG) and the Data Science Institute. His research utilizes qualitative and computational data collection methods to examine how and why youth and gang violence, trauma, grief and identity are expressed on social media and the real world impact they have on well-being for low-income youth of color.

Simone Browne: Surveillance in Color (Ep. 125)

Simone Browne: Surveillance in Color (Ep. 125)

Dr. Simone Browne (@wewatchwatchers) is Associate Professor in the Department of African and African Diaspora Studies at the University of Texas, Austin. She teaches and researches surveillance studies and black diaspora studies.