ECAS Diversity Speaker Series will feature “Black Before Blue”
The Office of Ethics, Compliance and Audit Services (ECAS) has announced the next event in its Diversity Speaker Series: A film screening and panel discussion of “Black Before Blue,” taking place Monday, April 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
This expository documentary short focuses on policing in the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), the third-largest local law enforcement agency in the country. The film consists of intimate conversations between twenty-one Black retired and active police officers as they discuss the racial and gender discrimination they experienced in their careers. The screening will be followed by a virtual panel with creators of the documentary as well as current and retired LAPD leaders.
- Alexander Bustamante, Senior Vice President of ECAS and Chief Compliance and Audit Officer, UCOP
- Ronald Banks, Retired Assistant Chief, LAPD
- Anita Ortega, Retired Captain, LAPD
- Jody Stiger, Sergeant, LAPD, Executive Producer of “Black Before Blue”
- Tracey Lincoln, Director and Executive Producer of “Black Before Blue”
- Shannon White, Lieutenant, LAPD, Executive Producer of “Black Before Blue”
- What: ECAS Diversity Speaker Series: “Black Before Blue” film screening and panel discussion
- When: April 4, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Registration: Register online here