The Diversity Committee at Missouri Southern will present “Exploring Issues in Diversity: Strengthening Police and Community Relations and Interactions” at noon Thursday, Nov. 10, in the Mills Anderson Justice Center Auditorium. policecar

The event — open to the campus and community — will feature a panel discussion with area law-enforcement representatives. The panel will include Sheriff Randee Kaiser, Jasper County Sheriff’s Office; Chief Matt Stewart, Joplin Police Department; Chief Carl Francis, Webb City Police Department; Chie Delmar Haase, Carl Junction Police Department; and Officer Victor Sly, MSSU Police Department.

The panel will be moderated by Faustina Abrahams, Advising Services coordinator and Diversity Committee member, and Clive Veri, president of Commerce Bank. Refreshments will be provided.

Those planning to attend are invited to submit questions in advance. For more information, email or