PROPOSAL FOR ST. LOUIS POLICE DEPARTMENT

SITUATION APPRAISAL

You have begun a major transition with the intent of improving racial relationships between community residents and the St. Louis Police Department. In your recent Blog you stated that, “Discussing race will forever be a difficult conversation in our world and especially difficult for a White police chief in a community that is approaching 50 percent African American”.

Since the shooting of Vonderrick Myers, relationships between the St. Louis Police Department and the local community have diminished to a point where citizens are rioting, destroying property, destroying businesses, and defying laws designed to maintain peace and order in the St. Louis community. Many of the community members have a heightened distrust for the police department which has resulted in and will continue to escalate crime in the city. The best way to bridge this racial divide is to use a team building process to enhance racial relationships between the St. Louis Police Department and members in the community.

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of this consulting assistance include, but are not limited to:

  • Reduce racial tension between the police department and the community
  • Reduce riots
  • Reduce the destruction of property
  • Enhance the overall perception that community members presently have about police officers
  • Using this opportunity to improve community relations
  • Preventing additional problems before the more expensive and sometimes embarrassing contingent actions are taken.

VALUE TO ST. LOUIS CITY

The value of this project is multifold, including:

  • Decreased negative perception of the police involvement
  • Avoiding the negative media associated with police involvement
  • Improved community relations
  • Increase community cooperation

TIMING

The maximum transition time is estimated to take 3 months, which is a reasonable expectation, barring unforeseen developments. I am able to begin within a week of your approval, provided that it is forthcoming by mid-November.

METHODOLOGY AND OPTIONS

There are three levels of interaction that can be effective for this project, depending on the degree of help and participation you desire from your consultant

Option 1: Leadership Training Seminar

  • Learn the essential components for facilitating a team-building process
  • Learn how the components of a dysfunctional organization contribute to racism
  • Learn the essential components necessary for implementing an organizational transition that reduces racism between the police department and the community
  • Learn leadership characteristics necessary to eliminate racial tension between the police department and the community

Option 2: Audit

  • Evaluate root cause(s) of racial tensions using quantitative methods
  • Evaluate root cause(s) of racial tensions using qualitative methods
  • Evaluate values, attitudes, and beliefs that contribute to racial tension
  • Develop Systemic Structure to determine best starting point to reduce racial tension
  • Determine best leadership practices for reducing racial tension

Option 3: Law Enforcement Community Team Building Program

  • Determine root cause(s) using quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Develop Systemic Structure to determine best starting point to reduce racial tension
  • Determine values, attitudes, and beliefs that contribute to racial tension
  • Conduct a leadership analysis to determine most effective team for piloting program implementation
  • Facilitate 3 month program
  • Facilitate six customized Promoting Positive Racial Relationships Strategic Planning sessions
  • Finalize organizational manual for Promoting Positive Racial Relationships
  • This option is for organizations that desire to maximize the effectiveness of this transition.

Note that all options include unlimited access to my time and help within the parameters described.

JOINT ACCOUNTABILITIES

You would be responsible for internal scheduling, scheduling of offsite meeting facility, reasonable access to key personnel, on-site administrative support, and reasonable access to past and current documentation that would aid the project. I would sign all required nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements. We agree to immediately appraise each other of any intelligence or findings that would impact the success of the project so that rapid action could be considered.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

For the purpose of this contract, I am not assessing a daily or hourly rate. You should not have to make an investment decision every time my assistance may be needed, nor should your people have to seek permission to spend money if they need my help. This is a unique feature of my consulting practice.

Fees for the options are:

Option 1: $ 5,950.00

Option 2: $17,725.00

Option 3: $40,925.00

These fees are inclusive of expenses, so long as all work required is in the general St. Louis City area. All travel, administrative, logistical, and com­munication expenses are included, so there is no further amount due for either option.

Payment terms are as follows:

  • Fifty percent due on acceptance of this proposal.
  • Fifty percent due 45 days after acceptance.

We offer a courtesy discount of 10 percent when the full fee is paid upon acceptance.

ACCEPTANCE

Your signature below indicates acceptance of this proposal and the terms and conditions herein. Alternatively, your initial payment per the terms above will also represent acceptance of this proposal.

Please check the option you prefer:    __ #1 __ #2 __#3

For The Saving Empire:

Signature: _________________________________________________________

Name: Derrick L. Campbell, Ed.D

Title: Chief Executive Officer

Date: October 15, 2014

 

For St. Louis City Police Department

Signature: _________________________________________________________

Name: ____________________________________________________________

Title: _____________________________________________________________

Date: _____________________________________________________________

 

Dr. Derrick L. Campbell, Ed.D.
www.positiveracialrelationships.com
PO Box 1668 Blackwood, NJ 08012

 

Get Email Updates
Author of Promoting Positive Racial Teacher Student Classroom Relationships

 doctor_derrick1

“The model that you use to analyze teacher-student relationships is a good one for most school districts”.

~ Joe Vas ~ Perth Amboy Mayor
“Dr. Campbell’s Cultural Relationship Training Program is comprehensive, informative, and should be required training for all schools”

~ Darrell Pope ~ Hutchinson Kansas NAACP President

Derrick 96 dpi

 

Advertisements

About Classroom Racism Exterminator

Racism is a menace and so we’ve been taught for ages which is the primary need for a diversity expert. However, even in this modern society of today where we see a lot of colored celebrities performing on stage with huge fan followings and of course an Afro-America President for the USA, we are still in a phase where racism exists in all its brutal glory and has been eating away at the society like a plague. Classrooms, are one of the most affected areas where color differences and racism exists to its extremes. Even after decades of progress and a lot of communal efforts at bridging the gaps between colored students, white students and teachers, it is sad to say that the disparities still exist and are just as pronounced today as they were back in the 1950s. Colored students, even in the likes of New York City, are attending under resourced schools or have been significantly isolated and made to be unequal in regular schools. Even if the teachers are well-intentioned, perpetuating the structural racism that has taken deep roots into the fabric of our education system is a tough task and make the need for a diversity expert imperative. Teachers need to recognize the biases that exist within the classroom and also take conscious measures to address them and their own biases of course. James Baldwin once said, “it is your very own responsibility to change this society, if you think of yourself as an educated person.” Dr. Derrick L. Campbell took this quote very effectively and straight to the heart and thus this Classroom Racism Exterminator happened. Classroom Racism Exterminator is an initiative that will teach you about your duty and moral obligation towards eliminating racism from the classrooms. This is where and how you will learn about what you need to do to produce a better society that is free of biases and disparities amongst the blacks and the whites. Because we understand how classroom biases and conversations about racism are difficult and how teachers and students almost avoid the topics altogether, we have put together a range of effective methods and products to help address the problem at hand and talk meaningfully to counter issues related to race and racism in the classroom. Diversity expert Dr. Campbell understands that it takes a lot of courage to talk about race and racism and that racial issues need to be viewed through a very critical lens that can understand and attend to the pertaining aspects of racism in the classroom. And therefore through this website we have made a conscious effort to eliminate racism from the classroom and make the educational system equal and beneficial for all. We know and we understand that there are no words that can actually describe how racism feels. There are cases and everybody tends to deal with it in their own manner. Some might lash out verbally or others might just withdraw into shells. Whatever the case, people don’t talk about it openly and teachers don’t really make a conscious effort at addressing the issue. We don’t really know if our children or if the youth is learning to be educated or become racists in their classroom. Our program is focused on helping children of color and regardless of their race, their full potential. We want every student to be able to recognize and reach their full potential so that they think of themselves as responsible citizens of their country and not regard themselves as worthless human beings. Here you will find motivational books and flash card games, all of which have been designed focusing on eliminating racism completely from our classrooms. The books and the games have been consciously designed keeping in mind the American society and educational system. It is a small effort on our and Dr. Campbell’s part to help this society become a better place to live in. A little about diversity expert Dr. Campbell Dr. Derrick L. Campbell the driving force behind Classroom Racism Exterminator is a dynamic figure and a constant source of motivation for us. He has a Bachelors of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology, Math Education, a Masters in Education Administration and also holds a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. Dr. Campbell is a well known personality throughout the nation. He has lectured at various events including the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), Iron Sharpens Iron Men’s Conference and a lot of local churches. He is a personality well dedicated towards eliminating the plague of racism from our classrooms and helping every child recognize his/her true potential not the color of their skin. He realizes how a child would feel if he/she was made to think they are worthless human beings. Diversity expert Dr. Campbell is compassionate and related to the experiences and therefore this initiative is a constant and continual effort to eliminate racism manifested in us, completely from the classroom and from our society.
This entry was posted in Leadership and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s