Department of Civil Rights

Frank Reed, Interim Director

Phone: (612) 673-3012
Fax: (612) 673-2599
TTY: (612) 673-2157

Office Location:
350 S. 5th St., Room 239
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday


Police Conduct Oversight Commission (PCOC)

Contact the Office of Police Conduct Review with any questions at 612-673-5500.

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The Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission is dedicated to restructuring, re-prioritizing, and reforming public safety. The PCOC assures that police services are delivered in a lawful and non-discriminatory manner by shaping police policy, auditing police misconduct cases, engaging the community in discussions of police procedure, and facilitating cultural awareness training for the Minneapolis Police Department.


To become a credible public body where community members take their concerns of police and community interactions and the Police Department turns to for credible feedback.

Commission members have a variety of responsibilities including shaping police policy, auditing cases, engaging the community in discussions of police procedure, and facilitating cultural awareness training for the Minneapolis Police Department.  

For the most recent news from the Police Conduct Oversight Commission news, please visit: PCOC News

To view current and past Police Conduct Oversight Commission research and study efforts, please visit: PCOC Reports

NACOLE Code of Ethics

The National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE) is a non-profit organization that brings together individuals or agencies working to establish or improve oversight of police officers in the United States. For more information on the National Association of Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement, visit

Commission Selection Process

When appointment cycle is open, applications are received by the City Clerk's Office. A Selection Committee comprised of representatives from the offices of the Mayor, City Council, Police Chief and the Civil Rights Department will review applications and interview applicants if necessary. Selected applicants are scheduled to speak at a public hearing and applications are then forwarded to the full City Council for approval


The Police Conduct Oversight Commission meets the second Tuesday of every month. Meetings may be conducted in the evening or on weekends. Commission members are compensated $50.00 for each day when the member attends one or more meetings. They shall be reimbursed for expenses incurred in the performance of duties in the same manner and amount as other City boards and commission members.

See upcoming PCOC meeting calendar


The Police Conduct Oversight Commission adopted amended rules during the October 9, 2018 meeting.

Additional Information



Last updated Oct 19, 2020



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