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Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights attend the Second Annual Trans* Equity Summit

Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights staff attended the Second Annual Trans* Equity Summit. The Summit was put on to raise awareness  of issues, engage the broader community, and make policy recommendations for City government that will affect the lives of … Continue reading

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PCOC Continues to Collect Community Input on Body Cameras with the Second of Three Community Listening Sessions

The second of three community listening sessions on the implementation of body cameras in the Minneapolis Police Department took place this past Saturday, July 11th, at Sabathani Community Center in South Minneapolis.  Community attendance was strong, with 14 community members … Continue reading

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Welcome New Employees Aaron Brink- Johnson & Camille Maddox

The Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights is excited to welcome Aaron Brink Johnson to our team!  Aaron was the in the second cohort of Urban Scholars during the summer  of 2013 and worked with former City Council member Meg Tuthill.  As an … Continue reading

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PCOC Seeks Public Input on Body Cameras– First of Three Listening Session Tomorrow

The Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission is seeking public input on the use of police body cameras in Minneapolis prior to the rollout of the program in 2016. The Commission is hosting three listening sessions in the next two months that … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights Outreach and Engagement Update (March)

Educating, engaging, and involving the citizens of Minneapolis on activity updates regarding the Minneapolis Civil Rights Ordinance (MCRO) is a key priority for The Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights. That is why we are happy to share two outreach events that … Continue reading

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Performance Audits, the Office of Justice Programs, and Cultural Awareness Training – Exciting Initiatives from the PCOC

By Hilary Minor, 2L – Hamline University School of Law Law Clerk through the MDCR Internship Program under the leadership of Michael K. Browne – Director, Office of Police Conduct Review I am a second year law student clerking with the Office of … Continue reading

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Public Hearing for Commission on Civil Rights

By Toni Newborn – Interim Assistant Director, Complaint Investigations Division While the month of December in the city of Minneapolis is typically filled with holiday plans, shopping, and travels, for the Department of Civil Rights, December has been a time of transition and new beginnings. … Continue reading

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