Mayor Castor established the Mayor’s Community Task Force on Policing to offer a platform where local leaders, activists, and subject-matter experts could have important conversations related to police reform and racial justice. The group, led by USF Associate Criminology Professor, Dr. Bryanna Fox, has been meeting regularly to discuss 21st century policing and is prepared to share its findings on Saturday, August 29th.
“The work this task force is doing is so important to ensuring that our police department’s policies and procedures align with the evolving expectations and needs of our community,” says Mayor Jane Castor. “The Tampa Police Department is committed to building strong relationships with residents across our city, and we look forward to hearing the findings of this working group so that we can continue taking progressive steps forward together.”
Mayor Jane Castor and Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan will join USF as they unveil the findings from the Community Policing Workshop on Saturday, August 28th, at 9AM. The public can tune in via City of Tampa’s Facebook Live at facebook.com/cityoftampaFL
WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan, USF Associate Criminology Professor, Dr. Bryanna Fox, and the Mayor’s Community Task Force on Policing
WHAT: Unveil findings from the Community Policing Workshop
WHEN: August 29, 2020 at 9am
WHERE: Facebook Live on City of Tampa’s Facebook Live facebook.com/cityoftampaFL
***MEDIA AVAILABILITY WILL FOLLOW AT 11:30 AM VIA ZOOM LINK WILL BE PROVIDED IN FOLLOW UP EMAIL***