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The Highly Visible Offense of a Lack of Transparency

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director – Office of Police Conduct Review Drivers should understand how window tints draw unwanted police attention and cause unnecessary escalation of what would otherwise be a routine interaction. While some window tinting is legal, … Continue reading

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City Council Votes to Change Civilian Oversight

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director – Office of Police Conduct Review Today, the Minneapolis City Council approved an ordinance change that restructured the Civilian Police Review Authority of the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights and the Internal Affairs Unit … Continue reading

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Photoblog: Public Safety, Civil Rights & Health Committee Approves CRA Proposal

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Public Hearing on the Proposed Changes to Civilian Oversight in Minneapolis

By Michael K. Browne, Assistant Director – Civilian Review Authority Please join me on September 12, 2012 at the Public Safety, Civil Rights, and Health Committee of the Minneapolis City Council for a discussion regarding the proposed changes to civilian oversight in … Continue reading

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SUBP, MBE, WBE, MNUCP, DBE… Confused? Don’t be

By Johnnie Burns, Assistant Director – Contract Compliance There seems to be a little confusion about the City of Minneapolis Small and Underutilized Business Program (SUBP) and the use of Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and the Women Business Enterprise (WBE) … Continue reading

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Good Faith Efforts? or Attention: Contractors

By Johnnie Burns, Assistant Director – Contract Compliance Since January 1, 2012 the City of Minneapolis has utilized firms certified by the Minnesota Unified Certification Program (MnUCP) to meet SUBP goals on its projects. The City of Minneapolis is no … 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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