On this week’s episode of BronxTalk, #myMCNY‘s Emergency and Disaster Management MPA professor, Dr. Oscar Odom III joins host Gary Axelbank and Representative Jamaal Bowman, Senator Jamaal Bailey, and NYPD Detective (Ret.) Prof. Candace McCoy of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the CUNY Graduate discussing the impact of policing on black and brown communities, including tactics, training, and racism and what might begin to correct the obvious inequities. Watch the show!
About Dr. Odom
Dr. Oscar Odom III is the Vice President of Security at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Prior to joining the Yard, Oscar served as a Chairperson and College Professor in Criminal Justice and Emergency and Disaster Management at several colleges and is currently teaching at Metropolitan College of New York. Dr. Odom has also served as the First Deputy Commissioner for the New York City Sheriff’s Office and is a retired New York City police detective. He holds a bachelor’s degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a Juris Doctoral degree from City University of New York School of Law, and a doctoral degree in Education.