- Jeffrey Blackwell, chief of police, Cincinnati, Ohio
- Melanca Clark, chief of staff, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) , U.S. Department of Justice
- Rachel Godsil, director of research, Perception Institute
- Sherrilyn Ifill, President and Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.
- Joseph Scantlebury, vice president for program strategy, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Moderator: Mary C. Curtis, award-winning multimedia journalist