‘Building a Community of Diversity, Tolerance, Accountability & Trust’
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Delaware State University, Education & Humanities Building
Please join us for a Town Hall Meeting on Police-Community Relations in Kent County, Delaware. This Town Hall is a joint venture between Law Enforcement, Legislators, First State Community Action Agency, Inc. and Delaware State University. All stakeholders support creating an open, honest dialogue between law enforcement and communities across the State of Delaware. Our panelists are comprised of Law Enforcement Agencies, Academia, Faith-based Community, First State Community Action Agency, Inc. and Social Action Committee Members who will help guide the conversation towards inclusion for all, cultural sensitivity, building better relationships and finding common ground.
Colonel Nathaniel McQueen, Delaware State Police
Chief Paul Bernat, Dover Police Department
Chief Harry Downes, Jr., Delaware State University Police Department
Senator Brian Bushweller
Representative Lyndon Yearick
Bernice Edwards, First State Community Action Agency, Inc.
Reverend Rita Paige, Star Hill AME Church
Pastor Lamont Pierce, New Life Christian Outreach
Governor Markell’s Office
Mayor Robin Christensen
Pastor Jim Dorton, Three Stones Church
Opening Comments by:
Don Blakey, Retired Administrator, CR School District & Adjunct Professor, Delaware State University
Bruce Wright, First State Community Action Agency, Inc.