Monday, September 21, 6:30-9:00pm
Bethany Church, 301 Riverside Drive
The Community Response Team (CRT) invites you to participate in a community conversation focused on important civilian and police officer safety issues that have come to light in the wake of the killing of unarmed, Williamson Marquette neighborhood resident Tony Robinson. These issues are not new and were part of a robust community debate after the killing of unarmed Paulie Heenan in 2012.
These issues include:
• police recruitment/training
• racial disparities
• use of force
• 911 logistics
• mental health crisis response resources
• mental health for officers
• civilian complaint/accountability process
• Andrea Irwin — Mother of Tony Robinson, Youth TLP/PATHS Case Manager for Orion
• Brandi Grayson — Co-founder - YGB Coalition
• David Hart — Attorney and Pastor, Co-Founder Harlem Renaissance Museum
• Jerome Flowers — Student Advocate, UW & Robinson Family Advocate
• David Couper — Retired MPD Chief of Police & Pastor
• Scott Herrick — Attorney, Police and Fire Commission
• Kristen Roman — Captain, Madison Police Department
• Ismael Ozanne — District Attorney, Dane County
Facilitator: Eileen Harrington — Attorney, Teacher of Public Policy UW Madison
The family of Tony Robinson and their advocates will be available to answer questions regarding the event of Tony’s death, the ensuing investigation and next steps.
Members of the Madison Police Department may be available to answer general questions about training and policy. They will not be answering questions about Tony Robinson.