COMMON GROUND INVESTIGATION LAUNCHED: POSSIBLE RACIAL PROFILING BY WAUKESHA COUNTY SHERIFF DEPARTMENT

COMMON GROUND LANZÓ UNA INVESTIGACIÓN PERFIL RACIAL POSIBLE POR EL DEPARTAMENTO DE SHERIFF DEL CONDADO DE WAUKESHA

Common Ground believes ALL people are deserving of equal treatment and justice from law enforcement personnel, regardless of the color of our skin, our race, our religion or our immigration status. / Common Ground cree que TODAS las personas merecen el mismo trato y la misma justicia por parte del personal encargado de hacer cumplir la ley, independientemente del color de nuestra piel, nuestra raza, nuestra religión o nuestro estado migratorio.

Over 75 Common Ground members gathered to hear the disturbing story of Rev. Demetrius Williams of Community Baptist and Rev. John Patterson of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist church as they explained their unsettling interaction with a Waukesha Sheriff Deputy guised in the cloak of the “Standard Policy’ of the Waukesha County Sheriff Department, lead by Sheriff Eric Severson. / Más de 75 miembros de Common Ground se reunieron para escuchar la inquietante historia de Rev. Demetrius Williams de Community Baptist y Rev. John Patterson del Monte. Olive Missionary Baptist Church explicaron su inquietante interacción con un Sheriff Diputado de Waukesha disfrazado bajo el manto de la “Política Estándar” del Departamento del Sheriff del Condado de Waukesha, dirigido por el Sheriff Eric Severson.

Read about our press conference HERE / Enlaces de medios aquí:

Washington Post
https://www.washingtonpost.com/religion/2018/08/28/two-black-pastors-wanted-help-with-flat-tire-sheriffs-deputy-asked-if-they-had-guns-or-drugs/

WUWM
http://www.wuwm.com/post/group-seeks-investigate-waukesha-county-sheriffs-department-racial-profiling

Have you had an encounter with a Waukesha Sheriff’s Deputy in Waukesha County?
¿Ha tenido un encuentro con un alguacil de Waukesha en el condado de Waukesha?

We want to hear your story. Whether you identify as Caucasian, African American, Asian, or Latino, we want to hear your story. Whether your experience was positive or negative, we want to know.  If you know of someone that has, please share this link. / Queremos escuchar su historia. No importante que se identifique como blanco, afroamericano, asiático o latino, queremos escuchar su historia. Si su experiencia fue positiva o negativa, queremos saber. Por favor, díganos a continuación. Toda la información de identificación se mantendrá confidencial.

Follow this link to tell us your story / Siga este enlace para contarnos su historia: https://goo.gl/forms/knlnaBdGkhVQfj4M2

 

 

 

 


More Media on the Press Conference:

Urban MKE
https://urbanmilwaukee.com/pressrelease/common-ground-investigation-launched-possible-racial-profile-by-waukesha-county-sheriff-department/

Journal Sentinel
https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/local/2018/08/27/2-pastors-who-pulled-over-flat-tire-questioned-guns-drugs/1067496002/

WTMJ
https://www.tmj4.com/news/pastors-accuse-waukesha-sheriff-s-department-of-racial-profiling

WISN
https://www.wisn.com/article/milwaukee-pastors-accuse-waukesha-deputies-of-racial-profiling/22844895

CBS58
https://cbs58.com/news/activist-group-looking-into-possible-racial-profiling-by-waukesha-co-sheriff-s-department

Brookfield PATCH
https://patch.com/wisconsin/brookfield-wi/2-baptist-ministers-claim-they-were-racially-profiled-waukesha

TELEMUNDO
http://www.telemundowi.com/news/grupo-investigando-posible-practica-de-discriminacion-en-waukesha