What do you know about racial profiling in your community?

Join us Wednesday, April 24 at 6 PM: Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project invites you for a panel discussion and Q&A to foster better police-community relations. 

The Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project (CTRP3) is committed to strengthening the relationship between the public and law enforcement. To facilitate open discourse and address the pressing issue of racial profiling within our communities, CTRP3 invites community members to participate in an engaging and transparent discussion.

Branford First Selectman Jamie Cosgrove will kick off the evening with welcoming remarks, then Project Manager Ken Barone will give a project overview. A panel discussion between Branford Police Chief Jon Mulhern, Cheryl Sharp, Esq., CT Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities, and Roberta Gill-Brooks, Community Representative, will be moderated by Bill Dyson, Chair, Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Advisory Board. There will be time for questions and open discussion with the audience.

We seek your voices, concerns, and perspectives on Wednesday, April 24, 2024, at 758 Main Street, Branford. Doors will open at 5:30 pm, with the event commencing at 6:00 pm. This forum aims to foster an honest dialogue, exploring strategies to enhance relations between law enforcement and the public. RSVP to receive a reminder email.

This gathering provides an opportunity for community members to share their thoughts, experiences, and insights to advance and fortify the bond between law enforcement agencies and the community.

CTRP3 warmly encourages the participation of all community members, irrespective of background or experience, in this pivotal conversation. Light refreshments will be served.

We invite you to join us in shaping a safer, more united community. Your involvement and input are vital in fostering meaningful change and forging connections between law enforcement and the public.

Let your voice be heard – together, let’s pave the way for a more harmonious and equitable future between law enforcement and the community.

About Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project:
The Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project (CTRP3) is dedicated to implementing the state of Connecticut’s Alvin W. Penn Racial Profiling Law. This law prohibits law enforcement agencies from stopping, detaining, or searching any motorist solely based on considerations of race, color, ethnicity, age, gender, or sexual orientation.

For more information, contact: Ken Barone at ken.barone@uconn.edu 

Light refreshments will be served at 5:30 PM. Event starts at 6 PM. Sponsored by the Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project. Registration is not required, but is suggested.