Imagine Roseville

An ongoing series of discussions to ensure Roseville
is a community where people make connections
amidst changing demographics

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Discussion 1: Community, Policing and Race

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.
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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.
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Discussion 2: Community, Policing and Race

This is the second in a series of discussions about community, policing and race and took place on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. Participants expressed many thoughtful concerns and hopes for the community during the first community discussion. At this gathering, participants chose from several topics of discussion that were identified at the first meeting. Topics included police accountability, traffic stops, profiling, living in a multicultural community, encouraging community involvement, and our educational system.
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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.

Join us for two meetings to discuss these important issues.

May 3

6:30-8:30 p.m.
Roseville Area High School
1240 County Road B2

A discussion by a panel of experts about immigration policies and processes and how they affect a community.

May 4

6:30-8:30 p.m.
Roseville Skating Center
2661 Civic Center Drive

As a follow up to the May 3 meeting, Roseville hosted 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?
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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.
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Discussion 4:
Police Department Town Hall Meeting

The City of Roseville hosted 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 discussed Police Department policies and practices and answered questions from the audience.
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Discussion 5:
Traffic Stops

In 2017, the Roseville Police Department began collecting driver information on all traffic stops. Police Chief Rick Mathwig and Lt. Erika Scheider reviewed the data, talked about what it means for policing in Roseville and responded to questions from residents during a community conversation on March 14, 2018.