Category Archives: Policy & Policing

Want to learn about Fair and Impartial Policing Policies?

By | September 24, 2020

Here’s a document to learn about how a Fair and Impartial Policing Policy could benefit all of the community members of Richmond, and Vermont as a whole. >> FIP – 11X17 Feel free to print it out and share! Most businesses and libraries can print off the 11×17 version. Here’s the simplified version in letter… Read More »

Events coming up from local Black Orgs!

By | August 10, 2020

Upcoming policy-related events! 2/11-VOTE- In case you still haven’t voted, the Black Perspective of VT has officially endorsed a few candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor: For Governor: Rebecca Holcombe, and David Zuckerman  For Lt. Governor: Tim Ashe, Brenda Siegel  This group will be moving toward aggregating and sharing more candidate information (around their stance… Read More »

“All certified police officers have law enforcement authority throughout the entire state”

By | July 29, 2020

Please read this email question & answer between my wife and Richmond Sergeant Kyle Kapitanski. As the Policy & Policing group discussed on 7/28, it’s a sensible law to have in a small state – so e.g. when Richmond’s current police force of 2 can’t respond to a call, neighboring departments or VSP can step… Read More »

Burlington declares racism a public health emergency

By | July 16, 2020

Burlington is not Richmond and Richmond is not Burlington, but it’s interesting to note that on Thursday morning, mayor Miro Weinberger and the other groups formally declared racism a public health emergency. Quoting from the WCAX.com article on the event, “As part of the declaration, the group outlined three main goals. They include a commitment… Read More »