The Community Board on Public Safety (CBPS) will hold a virtual meeting on Tuesday, July 19, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. PDT. Open to Stanford students, faculty, post-doctoral scholars, staff, and neighbors, the session is an opportunity to hear from and engage with experts on issues affecting policing and public safety at Stanford.

The meeting will also include updates on activities since the first annual report, which CBPS released in July 2021.

Attendees must register to receive Zoom information for the meeting. Registration will be open until July 18 at 6 p.m.

Speakers for the July 19 meeting include:

  • George Brown, executive director of the Stanford Center for Racial Justice
  • Chief Laura Wilson, Department of Public Safety
  • Captain Chris Cohendet, Department of Public Safety
  • Sue Riseling, president and founder of The Riseling Group (TRG). The firm was engaged to evaluate the eight principles/recommendations outlined in CBPS’s first annual report.

A Q&A period will follow comments from the speakers. Questions also may be submitted in advance of the meeting through the registration form or by emailing

For more information on the July 19 community meeting, visit the events page. To request access information and/or accommodations for this event, complete this form at least one week prior to the event.

About the Community Board on Public Safety

The CBPS was established in 2020 shortly after the murder of George Floyd. Its purpose is to identify, make recommendations, and address issues involving the safety, security, and quality of life of students, staff, and faculty.

Patrick Dunkley, vice provost for Institutional Equity, Access, and Community, and special adviser to the president; and Claude M. Steele, the Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences, Emeritus, serve as co-chairs of the Board. Its membership includes faculty, students, Department of Public Safety staff, and other community members.