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Dr. Edward Shihadeh, LSU Criminologist (2019)




Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-05-22

Duration: 00:34:13

Subjects: Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Shihadeh, Edward S. | Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | Crime | Prisons | PRISONERS


  • Shihadeh, Edward Speaker


A speech by Dr. Edward Shihadeh before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on May 22, 2019. Dr. Shihadeh is a professor of sociology and criminology at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Baton Rouge. He discusses: the state’s high incarceration rate; his $2 million federal grant to overhaul the state’s offender management system; the justice reinvestment initiative; predictive analytics; and his creation of a new risk and needs assessment tool for prisoners and parolees called TIGER. He also answers questions from the audience.