National Louis University to Host First-Ever Panel Featuring Chicago Police Chief, Cook County Sheriff and Fr. Pfleger

Three of Chicago’s top leaders, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, and social justice champion Father Michael Pfleger, will join a panel discussion at National Louis University (NLU) on Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m.

They will address their experiences using restorative justice to pursue peace and civil behavior in Chicago. NLU’s Social and Behavioral Sciences, Community Psychology and Education faculty hope to raise awareness of restorative justice practices, such as peace circles, and their potential to help mitigate the effects of criminal behavior.

Under Superintendent Johnson, the Chicago Police Department has paired police recruits in training with at-risk minority students at…

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