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- Peter Reuter Professor, School of Public Policy and Department of Criminology, University of Maryland - College Park; Director, Program on the Economics of Crime and Justice Policy
- Sandeep Chawla Director, Division for Policy Analysis and Public Affairs, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
- Adam Isacson Director of Latin American Security Program, Center for International Policy
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