Anne Milgram: Why smart statistics are the key to fighting crime
Anne Milgram - Criminal justice reformer
Anne Milgram is committed to using data and analytics to fight crime. Full bio
the way I see criminal justice.
New Jersey police department.
Department because of that.
with senior police officials,
lot of little yellow sticky notes.
and they would write something on it
"We had a robbery two weeks ago.
in our criminal justice system,
the things that mattered,
was based on baseball scouts
that would help them win games.
we did criminal prosecutions.
with the most violent offenders,
we want to do in our lives.
the highest in the world.
entire criminal justice population,
with subjective decision making,
the United States of America
defendant's prior convictions,
United States of America can use it,
see, "Elevated risk of violence."
these incredible system errors,
low-level, nonviolent people
data-driven risk assessment
judge's instinct and experience
number of other U.S. jurisdictions.
About the speaker:Anne Milgram - Criminal justice reformer
Anne Milgram is committed to using data and analytics to fight crime.
Why you should listen
Anne Milgram is focused on reforming systems through smart data, analytics and technology. She is currently a Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at New York University School of Law, where she is building a Criminal Justice Innovation Lab, dedicated to using data and technology to transform the American criminal justice system. She also teaches seminars on criminal justice policy and human trafficking. Milgram began her career as a criminal prosecutor, serving in state, local and federal prosecution offices. She then became the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey, where she served as the Chief Law Enforcement Officer for the State and oversaw the Camden Police Department.
Though her work, Milgram seeks to bring the best of the modern world -- data, technology and analytics -- to bear in an effort to transform outdated systems and practices. Milgram is centered on creating a paradigm shift in how we think about innovation and reform in the criminal justice system and beyond.
Milgram graduated summa cum laude from Rutgers University and holds a Master of Philosophy in social and political theory from the University of Cambridge. She received her law degree from New York University School of Law.
Anne Milgram | Speaker | TED.com