Public Forum: CT Racial Profiling Prohibition Project

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The Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project (CTRP3) is committed to strengthening the relationship between the public and law enforcement.

To facilitate open discourse and address the pressing issue of racial profiling within our communities, CTRP3 invites you, the community, to participate in an engaging and transparent discussion.

This gathering provides an opportunity for community members to share their thoughts, experiences, and insights to advance and fortify the bond between law enforcement agencies and the community.

CTRP3 warmly encourages the participation of all community members, irrespective of background or experience, in this pivotal conversation.

Moderator: Bill Dyson, Chair, Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Advisory Board


  1. Inform attendees about the CT Racial Profiling Prohibition Project, and allow for an opportunity to react and discuss.
  2. Create a space for meaningful dialogue where participants can share their views on racial profiling concerning traffic stops.


6:00        Welcome and Introduction

               James Cosgrove, First Selectman, Town of Branford

6:05        Project Overview: Ken Barone, Project Manager

6:20        Introduction of Panel Members and Moderated Discussion

              Jon Mulhern, Chief of Police, Branford Police Department

              Cheryl Sharp, Esq., CT Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities

              Roberta Gill-Brooks, Community Representative

6:40        Open Discussion with Audience

7:00        Closing Remarks


Come out to learn more, ask questions, and have an open and honest discussion.

Light refreshments will be served at 5:30 PM. Event starts at 6 PM. Registration is recommended, but not required.

About Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project:
The Connecticut Racial Profiling Prohibition Project (CTRP3) is dedicated to implementing the state of Connecticut’s Alvin W. Penn Racial Profiling Law. This law prohibits law enforcement agencies from stopping, detaining, or searching any motorist solely based on considerations of race, color, ethnicity, age, gender, or sexual orientation.