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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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Minneapolis City Council Approves the “Gender Identity” Ordinance Amendment

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director – Complaint Investigations Brian J. Coyle, City Council Member 1983—1991 Today, at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Minneapolis City Council, the proposed amendment to create the independent protected class of “Gender Identity” was unanimously … Continue reading

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Mediating Your Civil Rights Case with the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department – Part Two

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director – Complaint Investigations Click the image to view the CIU Mediation Procedure (PDF) Earlier this month, I introduced the department’s revised mediation program, identified various advantages it brings to those parties working within our … Continue reading

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Mediating Your Civil Rights Case with the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department – Part One

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director – Complaint Investigations What is the Mediation Program? In a nutshell, we define “mediation” as a process in which an impartial third party assists parties in finding a mutually acceptable solution to their dispute. … Continue reading

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