Author Archives: ConnievE

Policy and Policing Subgroup Meeting Tuesday, 10/6/20 @ 7p

By | October 6, 2020

The RRE Policy and Policing subgroup is meeting Tuesday evening, October 5, 2020, 7p at the following Zoom link for anyone interested in an update and review of next steps: Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 926 6493 9320 One tap mobile +13126266799,,92664939320# US (Chicago) +16468769923,,92664939320# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 312… Read More »

RRE Subgroup on Policy & Policing Meeting 9/29/20 @ 70

By | September 29, 2020

Christine canceled this week’s meeting but the P&P group would like to gather briefly to plan ahead for a public ed meeting in support of Fair and Impartial Policing Policy, to include (so far) a 1/2 hour of presentation (Intro from RRE, Migrant Justice, Migrant Workers, Asma – we can hash out the details now… Read More »

Thoughts about 8/4/20 meeting and Policy & Policing Subgroup

By | August 6, 2020

I so appreciated the perspectives shared at this past Tuesday’s meeting of our Richmond Racial Equity group on Zoom. It was a late meeting (following a late Monday for many who attended) and I also appreciated the sustained investment in the conversation. In particular, Christine Werneke’s description of how she approaches differences of opinions and… Read More »

Recent data on SROs from The Economist, July 2020

By | July 24, 2020

I read an article in this week’s Economist on the subject of School Resource Officers (SROs) – timely, and not surprising. A link is below; the article is a little over a page long. Because you may hit a paywall, I have added a PDF of the article to the resources section in our website.… Read More »

Statement on Diversity, Equity, Social Justice, and Inclusion for service organization

By | July 8, 2020

I am a member of the Board of Our Community Cares Camp, a non-profit service organization that supports children in our school district with a free camp experience, both in person at Camels Hump Middle School and in virtual sessions. OCCC Board Members want to develop a process for examining our work for systemic inequity… Read More »

Police Department Recruitment Update

By | July 6, 2020

I responded to Cody’s email about a PD interview occurring today by emailing our Town Manager, Josh Arneson. He had more details which I am copying below: “Connie, Thank you for your email. Today I am interviewing a candidate for an officer position, not the Chief position. We have been trying to include one community… Read More »