Criminologist and professor, Dr. David Weisburd, talks with student Karina Macosko, about how he got into the field of criminology. He discusses the development of the Minneapolis Hot Spot Experiment along with Dr. Lawrence Sherman. This tactic, widely used today, demonstrated the effectiveness of hot spots policing and ways in which the police could have a significant effect on crime, a radical idea at the time. Dr. Weisburd shares what his day-to-day life looks like as a criminologist, which may range from discussing the legalization of cannabis to field experiments. He also reminds students to follow their hearts in whatever field they choose.