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Posted on: July 21, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Meeting to discuss Norwalk’s community policing, challenges, and solutions for increasing trust

BLUMENTHAL, MAYOR RILLING, CHIEF KULHAWIK, CLERGY, TO DISCUSS INCREASING TRUST BETWEEN POLICE & COMMUNITIES OF COLOR IN NORWALK

(Hartford, CT) – At 10:00 AM on Friday, July 22 at Norwalk City Hall, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Mayor Harry Rilling, and Police Chief Tom Kulhawik, along with law enforcement, clergy, and members of the community, will hold a meeting to discuss Norwalk’s community policing model, current challenges in policing, and potential solutions for increasing trust between police and communities of color. The discussion will also explore ways in which federal resources and programs may assist this effort to encourage greater collaboration and cooperation.

In the wake of tragedies this month in Texas, Minnesota, and Louisiana, Blumenthal has held roundtables in New Haven, Bridgeport, and Hartford as a way to bring together law enforcement, clergy, local elected officials, and NAACP leaders.

WHO

• U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal
• Mayor Harry W. Rilling
• Police Chief Tom Kulhawik

WHERE

Room 231
Norwalk City Hall
125 East Avenue, Norwalk

WHEN
10 AM
Friday, July 22

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