CSC to Serve on Panel at Justice-Themed City Council Equality Indicator Meetings

CSC to Serve on Panel at Justice-Themed City Council Equality Indicator Meetings

The Tulsa City Council has scheduled public meetings during which it plans on hearing from and asking questions to panelists of experts and community representatives on the results of Tulsa’s 2018 and 2019 Equality Indicator Reports, specifically related to Arrests and Law Enforcement. Melanie Poulter, Community Service Council’s Director of Innovation, Data & Research and Program Manager for Tulsa Equality Indicators, will serve on the panel with five other panelists selected by the City Council to appear, present statements and answer questions from Councilors.

All meetings are scheduled to be held on a Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.

The calendar and topics of the Special Equality Indicator Meetings are as follows:

  • June 26, 2019: Arrests – Youth. Understanding and addressing racial and gender disparities in police an-ests of youth and current practices in place to improve outcomes. (Equality Indicator Theme 4: Justice, Topic 1: Arrests, Indicator 28, Race and Juvenile Arrests)
  • July 17, 2019: Law Enforcement – Race and Officer Use of Force. Understanding and addressing racial disparities in police use of force and current practices in place to improve outcomes.(Equality Indicator Theme 4: Justice, Topic 2: Law Enforcement, Indicator 33, Race and Officer Use of Force)
  • August 14, 2019: Law Enforcement – Tulsa Police Department Employees. Understanding and addressing minority and gender underrepresentation in the police department and Ct11Tent practices that are in place to improve recruitment and retention of minority officers in the department. (Equality Indicator Theme 4: Justice, Topic 2: law Enforcement, Indicator 31 Race and Tulsa Police Department Employees and Indicator 32, Gender and Tulsa Police Department Employees)
  • September 25, 2019: Arrests – Adults. Understanding and addressing racial and gender disparities in police arrests of adults and current practices in place to improve outcomes. (Equality Indicator Theme 4: Justice, Topic I: Arrests, Indicator 29, Race and Adult Arrests and Indicator 30, Gender and Arrests)

To learn more about Tulsa Equality Indicators, please visit tulsaei.org

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