(New Haven, CT – Monday, April 30, 2012) Issues revolving around racial profiling will not just go away because of someone Is Not Acting Stupidly. It will take a process of educating both the police and the communities of color on racial profiling solutions that could eventually end racial profiling.
On Monday, April 30, 2012 at 5:30pm, at Gateway Community College, Long Wharf Campus, multi-purpose room 160, 60 Sargent Drive, New Haven, The department of criminal justice at the University of New Haven, will host a presentation on police and the community.
This event is open and free to the public. The schedule for the session is:
5:30 p.m. to 6:10 p.m., refreshments, welcome
6:10 p.m. to 6:40 p.m., NH Associate Professor John DeCarlo, former Branford chief of police, will discuss racial profiling, data collection, police and community relations, officer training, the law, and other topics.
- 6:40 p.m. to 7:10 p.m., Shafiq R. Fulcher Abdussabur, author of “A Black Man’s Guide To Law Enforcement In America” and “The National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers Inc.”
- 7:10 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., a panel on racial profiling including
- Glenn Cassis, executive director of the Connecticut African-American Affairs Commission;
- Cheryl Sharp, attorney, state Commission on Human Rights and Opportunity
- Werner Oyanadel, acting executive director, Connecticut, Latino and Puerto Rican Affairs Commission
- Jack Hasegawa, secretary of the Connecticut Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission.
- 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. questions and answers with Chief Dean Esserman, New Haven Police Department.
Click on link for more information about how to purchase your copy of, A Black Man’s Guide to Law Enforcement in America, or contact Shafiq Abdussabur at (917) 475-6137