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The History of Law Enforcement in The Black Community

Cape May Court House, New Jersey - Coalition for A Safe Community and the Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office welcomes the public to a Black History Month Virtual Zoom/Presentation on The History of Law Enforcement in The Black Community (Use of Force Revisited) with Dr. Theodore Darden. The event will take place on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at 6:00 P.M.

Dr. Darden holds an associate’s degree in police science from Blackhawk Technical College, a bachelor’s degree in public administration from Upper Iowa University, a master’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, a master’s degree in higher education from Kaplan University (Purdue University Global), and a Ph.D in leadership studies with a criminal justice emphasis from University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, KY. Additionally, he holds more than two dozen professional certifications in homeland security and law enforcement.

Dr. Darden and Cape May County Prosecutor, Jeffrey Sutherland will allow 15 minutes for questions at the end of the 1 1⁄2 hour presentation.

All are welcome to register for this event via the following link:


If you are interested in reading New Jersey’s Use of Force Policy prior to attending the presentation, please visit www.njoag.gov/force/.