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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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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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Civilian Review’s Most Asked Questions

By Samuel Lee Reid II, Assistant Director — Civilian Review Authority Over the past few years, citizens have asked us several good questions about a large range of things: retaliation, obtaining CRA statistical information, board membership, and filing complaints and lawsuits … Continue reading

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Interacting with the Police Vol 1: Summer Safety Tips

By Samuel Lee Reid II, Assistant Director — Civilian Review Authority Summer is quickly approaching, and while summer is the time for barbecues, hanging out at the park, and just being outside with friends it’s also a time when the … Continue reading

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Introducing Our New Civilian Review Authority Board Members

By Samuel Lee Reid II, Assistant Director – Civilian Review Authority The Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights, and the Civilian Police Review Authority (CRA) would like introduce and welcome the new CRA board members. On March 8, 2012, the Minneapolis City … Continue reading

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[UPDATE] One Minneapolis: A Call to Action!

Below are some of the organizations that will have representatives presenting at One Minneapolis: A Call to Action!: St. Paul Department of Human Rights • EEOC • Greater MSP Legal Aid • HUD • Minnesota Housing Finance University of Minnesota • … Continue reading

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Racial disparities in Minnesota’s criminal justice system with a focus on new solutions

By Samuel Lee Reid II, Assistant Director – Civilian Review Authority By now, you may have heard that, unfortunately, Minnesota has a long way to go to reduce the disparities between the whites and minorities. Minnesota’s racial disparities have been … Continue reading

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