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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Transforming Community Safety Survey
Minneapolis Community: Please complete our Transforming Community Safety Survey to provide your input on a new model of community safety.
The purpose of this survey is for members of the Minneapolis community to identify what safety looks like, and to provide ideas for how a new model can be accomplished. Results from this survey will be used to help create recommendations for elected leaders. This will also be used to help guide our next steps in our community engagement. The survey will be available in multiple languages other than English soon.
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. Frequently asked questions about the public safety charter amendment.
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Last updated Nov 2, 2020