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April 12: Lewinski Lecture

Faculty emeritus Bill Lewinski to discuss law enforcement decision making.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office, 4-3-2013

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato Faculty Emeritus William Lewinski (pictured) will present a lecture titled “Dissecting Law Enforcement Decision Making: How Science is Revolutionizing the Analysis of Officers’ Actions” from 11 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. on Friday, April 12 in Room 101, Armstrong Hall on the Minnesota State Mankato campus.

Lewinski’s lecture, the first in what is intended to be an annual event, is free and open to the public.

In his lecture, Lewinski will discuss information about the current decision-making models used in law enforcement training, what research tells us about decision-making models and the implications of changing models on training and future performance.

Lewinski is an emeritus professor of law enforcement at Minnesota State Mankato. He is now the executive director of Force Science Institute, Ltd. in Mankato. Force Science Institute, Ltd. is an organization that studies the science and human dynamics behind deadly force encounters.

More information on the institute is available online at For more information on the lecture, call the Force Science Institute at 507-387-1290.

The Lewinski Lecture was named in honor of the professional accomplishments in law enforcement research by Lewinski and his research partners.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,413 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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