Equity Tallahassee Leon and other local partners are hosting an important Community Conversation surrounding Equity in Law Enforcement this week. The event will be held at the Capital City Country Club on Thursday, July 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Community Conversation will explore Leon County’s current social climate while providing an opportunity for law enforcement and our broader community to come together to exchange perspectives. Conversation topics include a current state of affairs, equity as it pertains to community policing, and other important issues.
This community-wide event includes a cross sector panel discussion, interactive breakouts and a keynote address from Chief William Scott of the San Francisco Police Department. Our goal is to promote open, respectful dialogue and shared solutions that help move our community forward.
WHAT: Community conversations surrounding equity in law enforcement
Free and open to the public
WHO: Chief William Scott, San Francisco Police Department
Michael Nila, Blue Courage
Sheriff Walt McNeil, Leon County Sheriff’s Office
Chief Lawrence Revell, Tallahassee Police Department
WHEN: Thursday, July 22
8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Breakfast and lunch included)
WHERE: Capital City Country Club
1601 Golf Terrace Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32301
MEDIA: Interviews will be available upon request. Please call/text Courtney Atkins at (850) 544-3024
This Community Conversation is hosted by Equity Tallahassee Leon, a Steering Committee dedicated to promoting racial equity in Leon County through social and policy changes. This Steering Committee includes members from Whole Child Leon, the Leon County Health Department, the City of Tallahassee, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office, Leon County Schools, and the Florida Public Relations Association Capital Chapter. This event is hosted in partnership with Blue Courage, an organization designed to facilitate community conversations pertaining to law enforcement.