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 Resources 

As a result of the City of Minneapolis Public Health Emergency Declaration on March 16th, 2020, the Department of Civil Rights is operating in a modified capacity and will be unable to hold in-person intakes, filings, or meetings.  Please utilize our website to file complaints or inquiries.  Additionally, you can file a complaint or inquiry by contacting Minneapolis 311. 
Phone: 311 (within city of Minneapolis) -or- 612-673-3000
Text: 311TXT or 311898 to start your text
E-Mail: [email protected]
Staff are still available as usual during business hours and will respond to e-mails and voicemails per usual.

Officer Complaint History Search

Records contained in the profile card search may be incomplete. For up-to-date information, please contact the Office of Police Conduct Review at [email protected]


Police Conduct Resources 

Minneapolis Police Department

Minneapolis Police Department Policy Manual

Minneapolis City Attorney

Minneapolis Risk Management – Claims Office (Procedure to file a claim against the city)


Additional Resources

The Minneapolis Office of Police Conduct Review has jurisdiction over City of Minneapolis Police Department officers, which does not include law enforcement officials from Hennepin County Sheriffs, Metro Transit Police, University of Minnesota Police, or officers from other cities.

Please see the following resources for misconduct complaints against areas outside of our jurisdiction:

Hennepin County Attorney

Hennepin County Jail

Hennepin County Public Defender

Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)

Minnesota Department of Human Rights

Minnesota Office of Justice Programs (Help for Crime Victims)

FBI – Minneapolis Division

Legal Rights Center

NACOLE (National Association for Oversight of Law Enforcement)

For Complaints Against Officers in Other Jurisdictions 

Minneapolis Park Police612-230-6550
Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office612-348-3744
Metro Transit Police612-349-7200
University of Minnesota Police Department612-624-2677
Minnesota State Patrol651-201-7136
St. Paul Police Department Police-Civilian Review Commission651-266-5583
Ramsey County Sheriff's Department Internal Affairs651-266-9290
Dakota County Sheriff’s Office651-438-4700
Anoka County Sheriff’s Office763-323-5000


Last updated Dec 29, 2020



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