In the wake of the Philando Castile shooting in a neighboring community, Roseville hosted a discussion about community, policing and race on October 4, 2016. The gathering will opened with a panel of Roseville residents sharing their reaction to the shooting. Police Chief Rick Mathwig then presented information about Roseville’s police policies before attendees were invited to discuss their reactions during a small group breakout session. The event closed with a Q &A session that included the panel and City representatives.
Discussion 1 Report
The final report on Community Discussion 1 by facilitator Marquita Stephens details the meeting structure, topics of discussion, and conversation responses from the Q&A session and table reports.
Discussion 2: Community, Policing and Race
This is the second in a series of discussions about community, policing and race and will take place on Thursday, Dec. 1. Participants expressed many thoughtful concerns and hopes for the community during the first community discussion. At this gathering, participants will choose from several topics of discussion that were identified at the first meeting. Topics include police accountability, traffic stops, profiling, living in a multicultural community, encouraging community involvement, and looking at our educational system. All are welcome. Participants need not have attended the first meeting to take part.
Discussion 3: The Intersection Between Community Aspirations and Immigration
What does it mean for a community to be Safe & Law Abiding as well as Welcoming, Inclusive, & Respectful? How does our changing demographics that includes immigrants, refugees and undocumented immigrants affect our community?
Roseville hosted two community conversations on community, policing and race. From the conversations, participants asked about the impacts national policies have on Roseville’s ability to provide a safe and welcoming community for all residents and visitors to the city, regardless of immigration status.
Roseville Area High School
1240 County Road B2 Hear a discussion by a panel of experts about immigration policies and processes and how they affect a community.
6:30-8:30 p.m. Roseville Skating Center
2661 Civic Center Drive
As a follow up to the May 3 meeting, we’ll host small table discussions:
How does Roseville remain a welcoming and inclusive community?
What can the city do to help ensure the safety of all?
What can concerned individuals or community groups do?
Discussion 3 Report
The final report on Community Discussion 3 by facilitator Marquita Stephens details the structure of the two meetings and the issues discussed. It also includes an outline of current city policies as well as the questions from day two's round table discussion session.
Police Department Town Hall Meeting
The City of Roseville is hosting a town hall meeting on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017 to talk about Roseville Police Department policies, procedures, and community outreach efforts. Police Chief Rick Mathwig and Lieutenant Erika Scheider will be available to discuss the policies and practices and to answer questions from the audience.