Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Venue: 
National Law Enforcement Museum
Address: 
444 E Street NW
Washington, DC
20001
The College of Behavioral and Social Sciences and the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland cordially invite you to Terps in Law Enforcement: Combating the Opioid Crisis
 
Join your fellow Terps working within federal and state law enforcement and security agencies for an evening of professional networking and learning. Mingle with fellow DMV area Terps while learning about research initiatives taking place on campus that specifically address how we are combating the opioid crisis at the local, national and global levels.
 
Featured Keynote Speaker:
Professor Peter Reuter 
2019 Stockholm Prize in Criminology Recipient 
Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and School of Public Policy
 
Participating centers/units:

 

RSVP by: 
5/31/19
Contact: 

For questions:
Jenny Kilberg, Director of Alumni and Donor Relations
Email: jkilberg@umd.edu

Peter Reuter is Professor in the School of Public Policy and in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Maryland. In June 2019 he will receive the Stockholm Prize in Criminology, along with Ruth Dreifuss, the former president of Switzerland, for his research on drug policy.
 
From 1981 to 1993 he was a Senior Economist in the Washington office of the RAND Corporation. He founded and directed RAND’s Drug Policy Research Center from 1989-1993; the Center is a multi-disciplinary research program begun in 1989 with funding from a number of foundations. His early research focused on the organization of illegal markets and resulted in the publication of Disorganized Crime: The Economics of the Visible Hand (MIT Press, 1983), which won the Leslie Wilkins award as most outstanding book of the year in criminology and criminal justice. Since 1985 most of his research has dealt with alternative approaches to controlling drug problems, both in the United States and Western Europe. In recent years he has also been publishing on money laundering control and on the flows of illicit funds from developing nations. He is the author or co-author of six books.
 
Dr. Reuter was a member of the National Research Council Committee on Law and Justice from 1997-2002 and of the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s Committee on Data, Research and Evaluation from 1996-2003. He has served on a number of National Academy of Sciences panel and in 2015 chaired one dealing with illegal tobacco markets. He is a member of the UN Office of Drugs and Crime Scientific Advisory Committee for the World Drug Report He has testified frequently before Congress and has addressed senior policy audiences in many countries, including Australia, Chile, Colombia and Great Britain. Most recently he has been doing research for the World Bank. Dr. Reuter received his PhD in Economics from Yale.