Ed Davis and John Ortiz Smykla, Ph.D.


Commissioner Davis is a frequent contributor to CNN, FOX News and USA Today, and has appeared on “Meet The Press” and “60 Minutes.” He is a Fellow at Harvard’s Institute of Politics and has lectured extensively at Harvard and MIT on cyber security and terrorism. He has built a stellar reputation on his diverse experience in interagency collaboration and law enforcement on local, state, national, and international levels. His keen insight in cyber security and antiterrorism, as well as his expert knowledge in crisis management and strategic planning translates across industries. He serves on the advisory board of Raytheon Cyber Forcepoint and is an advisor to several venturebacked startups including Cybric, Mark 43 and Shooter Detection Systems. Commissioner Davis’ unique approaches to terrorism, cyber security, and policing have been adopted both nationally and internationally in Singapore, London, Northern Ireland, Jordan and Israel.

John Ortiz Smykla, Ph.D., is Director and Professor of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University. His research and teaching interests include corrections, offender reentry, police-worn body cameras and high-impact learning. Currently, he is working with colleagues on a randomized controlled trial of reentry court for the United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, longitudinal surveys of police and community perceptions of police-worn body cameras in West Palm Beach and Pensacola, Florida, and a content analysis of student perceptions of study-abroad experiences in Scotland. Professor Smykla is co-author of “Corrections in the 21st Century” (8th ed. forthcoming, McGraw-Hill). He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in corrections, offender reentry and research methods.

Remembering Patriots Day: The Hunt for the Tsarnaev Brothers and the True Meaning of #BostonStrong

“Patriots Day,” a Movie Starring John Goodman as Davis, Opens January 13, 2017

Generously Sponsored by Michael and Janice Barry

Discussion moderated by John ortiz Smykla, Ph.D.

Ed Davis is the Former Police Commissioner of the Boston Police Department and current President and CEO of the business strategy and security agency, Edward Davis LLC. Commissioner Davis was at the forefront of the emergency response to the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing and the arrests that followed. His experience during the Boston Marathon bombings will be depicted in the upcoming feature film, “Patriots Day,” starring John Goodman as Commissioner Davis, scheduled to be released in January 2017. This lecture will be a first-hand account of the Boston Marathon Bombings and the manhunt to find the terrorists who planned the attacks.
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Course # W1R8 — One Time Event
Place:Auditorium, Lifelong Learning Complex, Jupiter Campus
Dates:Thursday, February 2 2017
Time:10 - 11:30 AM
Fee:$55 / member; $65 / non-member

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