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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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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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In Her Voice: Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission Chair Andrea Brown States Her Vision

By Michael K. Browne, Director – Office of Police Conduct Review On Tuesday, December 10, 2013, the Police Conduct Oversight Commission met to discuss the business of the committee. At Tuesday’s meeting, the Chair, Ms. Andrea Brown, set aside time … Continue reading

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Oversight Commission Moves Forward: November 2013

By Angela Cotta, 1L – University of St. Thomas Law School, Mentee through the Mentor/Externship Program to Michael K. Browne – Director, Office of Police Conduct Review On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, the newly formed Police Conduct Oversight Commission continued … Continue reading

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The Annual Third Ward NeighborhoodFEST 2013!

By Toni D. Newborn, Interim Assistant Director – Complaint Investigations The evening of Wednesday, October 9th, the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department participated in the annual, large, and fun-filled neighborhood festival organized by the Diane Hofstede’s Third Ward Office. It was … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights Celebrates National Night Out

By Michael K. Browne, Director — Office of Police Conduct Review  On August 6, the Civil Rights staff and Urban Scholars visited the communities of Audubon, Corcoran and North Minneapolis to attend National Night Out block parties.  National Night Out … Continue reading

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