Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission to Hold Forum Discussing Concerns Regarding the Current Draft of the MPD Body Camera Policy

 

Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission to Hold Forum Discussing Concerns Regarding the Current Draft of the MPD Body Camera Policy

Forum takes place May 14

 

PCOC Samller

 

May 12, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) The Police Conduct Oversight Commission (PCOC) will hold an a forum discussing the current draft of the Minneapolis Police Department’s Body Camera Policy and the PCOC and community’s concerns regarding that policy.

The PCOC issued a Body Camera Report and recommendations informed by best practices and public input in September 2015. The Commission has invited the NAACP, NOC, ACLU, and the Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights to share their perspectives as well.

The forum is scheduled for Saturday May 14, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., in a space generously donated by event co-sponsor the Advocates for Human Rights, at 330 Second Avenue South, First Floor – Training Room. The event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend.

For more information, please contact the Police Conduct Oversight Commission at pcoc@minneapolismn.gov or (612) 673-5500.

The Police Conduct Oversight Commission is a group of seven civilians, appointed by the City Council and the Mayor. The PCOC provides meaningful participatory oversight of the Minneapolis Police Department’s policy and procedures by shaping police policy, auditing cases, engaging the community in discussions of police procedure, and facilitating cultural awareness trainings for the Minneapolis Police Department.

For reasonable accommodations or alternative formats please contact the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights at 612-673-2697. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users call 612-673-2157 or 612-673-2626.   Para asistencia 612-673-2700 – Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 – Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.

 

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