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Community Meetings Held to Discuss Proposed CRA Ordinance Changes

COMMUNITY MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS The Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights will hold two community meetings to receive community comments on the proposed changes to the Minneapolis Civilian Police Review Authority. The department presented the proposed changes to the Public Safety, Civil … 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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Apply for Board Vacancies for the Civilian Review Authority

By Samuel Lee Reid II, Assistant Director – Civilian Review Authority The Minneapolis Civilian Police Review Authority Board are citizens of Minneapolis appointed by the Minneapolis City Council and Mayor to fairly, objectively and independently consider complaints of misconduct by … Continue reading

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