A panel discussion of professionals will discuss how and why police make decisions about using deadly force on Monday, April 25, from 12:30-2:30 p.m., at the Housatonic Community College LaFayette Hall Atrium. The event is free and open to the public.

How and why police make decisions about using deadly force will be discussed by Sgt. Tom Wolff, Stamford PD., Detective LouBella DeBrum, Shelton PD, Cpt. Roderick Porter, Bridgeport PD, and Assist. Chief Anthony Cuozzo, Orange PD. Participants include instructors who train police officers in making decisions about the use of deadly force.

The event is sponsored by the HCC Criminal Justice Department and the One Book, One College Program which has explored the issues raised in the book, We are Called to Rise throughout the college for the past few weeks.