Transforming Public Safety
Following the death of George Floyd, the Minneapolis City Council and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights started a process to transform public safety in Minneapolis with the help of community leaders and residents. They envision more emphasis on prevention and tailored resources for those in need.
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Minnesota Department of Human Rights Investigation
The Minnesota Department of Human Rights launched an investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) June 2, 2020 after filing a civil rights charge related to the death of George Floyd. The investigation into policies, procedures and practices over the past 10 years will determine if the MPD has engaged in systematic discriminatory practices toward people of color and ensure any such practices are stopped.
Minnesotans with information that can further the investigation into the MPD should contact the Department of Human Rights online or by calling 651-539-1100.
Contact the Police Federation
To leave a voicemail for the Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis or its president Bob Kroll, call 612-673-6120.
For the latest updates on transforming public safety from the City of Minneapolis, visit our news section.
Council actions related to transforming public safety
- Transforming community safety (2020-00667) - Passage of Resolution declaring the intent to create a transformative new model for cultivating safety in our City.
- Community Safety and Violence Prevention charter amendment (2020-00668) - Passage of Ordinance amending Article VII of the City Charter relating to Administration, pertaining to the creation of a new Charter Department to provide for community safety and violence prevention, and the removal of the Police Department as a Charter Department.
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Last updated Jul 2, 2020