THE MIDWEST CONFERENCE ON 21ST CENTURY POLICING
ENDING THE CRISIS –MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER!
Date and location: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7th at the University of Wisconsin at Platteville, in Velsy Commons. There is no charge. A free lunch will be provided for those who register before September 28th. YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR THIS CONFERENCE.
7:00 – 8:30 am Registration
8:30 – 8:45 am Welcome and Conference Overview & Expectations: UW-Platteville senior official and Prof. Nino Amato, Conference Moderator: Lecturer in the Department of Criminal Justice, UW-Platteville
8:45 – 9:00 am Introduction of the Conference Speakers: Professor Emeritus Herman Goldstein, UW-Madison Law School.
9:00 -10:00 am Implementing the Task Force Recommendations Applicable to Local Government: Susan Rahr: Director of Police Training (Washington state) and member of President Obama’s task force; Respondent: Dr. Frank King, Assistant Professor in the Ethnic Studies Program, UW-Platteville
10:00 – 11:00 am Police Services “Outside the Box” in Kalamazoo: Capt. Jim Mallery, Kalamazoo Police Department; Respondent: Dr. Sabina Burton, Associated Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, UW-Platteville
11:00-11:15 am Midmorning Break
11:15 am–12:15 pm Strengthening Community Trust in Kansas City: Capt. Charles “Chip” Huth, SWAT team commander; Respondent: Dr. Rosalyn Broussard, Professor in the Ethnic Studies Program, UW-Platteville
12:15 – 1:15 pm “Working” Lunch Break (box lunch provided to pre-registrants who registered before Sept. 28th): Facilitated break-out sessions
1:15 – 2:15 pm Police Use of Deadly Force: Legal, Moral and Minority Perspectives: Everett Mitchell, Pastor and former county prosecutor; Respondent: Dr. Patrick Solar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, UW-Platteville, and Chief of Police (Ret.), Genoa, Illinois
2:15 to 3:15 pm Conference Wrap-Up: Making and Sustaining Change: David Couper, Chief of Police (Ret.), Madison Police Department
3:15 pm Conference ends
3:30 pm Optional: Facilitated Group Discussion between participants and conference speakers for those who wish to continue the conversation
What you can expect: To learn about the Task Force and the recommendations it made pertaining to local government, some examples of 21st century policing, learn about Graham v. Connor and the legal and moral use of deadly force by police, and “first steps” that you and your city or county can take togethher to rebuild trust in police.
There are a limited number of police, elected officials, and community leaders who can attend this important conference we need you to register early — like right now! for this free conference:
Send the following info titled “Registration” to: firstname.lastname@example.org:
Your full name:
Group identification (select one):
Police – law enforcement
Community Leader or Member
You will receive an email confirming your attendance and further information.
This is a conference that is going to be worth your while!
- IF YOU CARE ABOUT YOUR POLICE OR ARE A FORWARD-THINKING POLICE OFFICER, YOU NEED TO BE THERE!