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Local Emergency Declaration

Mayor Frey issued the following Declaration of Local Emergency pertaining to the civil disturbance after the death of a suspect from a self-inflected gunshot on Nicollet Avenue.

Mayor Frey issued the following Declaration of Local Emergency pertaining to the aftermath of the death of George Perry Floyd while in the custody of MPD officers. This declaration—issued pursuant to the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 12, and Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, Section 128.50—enables State resources and support to be requested as part of the City’s response, recovery, and related operations.

Emergency Regulations:

May 25, 2020 officer-involved death

Redactions have been applied per Minnesota Government Data Practices Act 13.82 and USC 18, section 2725.

Officers involved in incident:

Note about Officer complaints and discipline

Employee Complaint Profile Card are also known as MPD Officer Blue Cards. These are summaries of complaints investigated by the MPD’s Internal Affairs Unit (IAU), and they include complaints investigated solely by IAU as well as complaints jointly investigated with the Minneapolis Civil Rights Department’s Office of Police Conduct Review (OPCR). Employee Complaint Profile Card do not include complaints investigated by the Civilian Review Authority, the predecessor to OPCR which existed until 2012. 

Limited complaint data is available to the public, under MN Statutes 13.43 Personnel Data. The outcome of the complaint determines how much information about the complaint is available. The number and status of complaints is public and other details are only public if two things are true: there was a final result (meaning the case and any arbitration is closed) AND the final outcome results in discipline. Discipline, under the Minneapolis Police and Procedure Manual ranges from written reprimand to termination but does not include oral reprimands or coaching.

Officer discipline files are retained for the period required by the City’s retention schedule. For example, Sustained Case Files are retained for seven years after the case is closed. In contrast, Critical Incidents and Serious Force/Injury by Officers are retained permanently. See the PBS-55 Series Code in the City’s retention schedule

A summery of Officer Derek Chauvin’s discipline is included in Public Personnel File for Officer Derek Chauvin, on page 74-79. The investigative file referenced on those pages was destroyed in accordance with the City’s retention schedule.

Body Camera, Street Camera, and Squad Camera Footage

Body worn camera and other video evidence collected in this incident are part of an active investigation by the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension into the actions of the officers responding to a call for assistance. While the investigation and any subsequent prosecution or appeal are active, this data is not available to the public and it will not be posted here.

More details about the classification of body worn camera data and other video involved in an active investigation is available in Minn. Stat. section 13.82, subdivision 7, Minn. Stat. section 13.825, and MN Department of Administration Advisory Opinion 20-004.


Additional data will be released when it is available.

December 15, 2019 officer-involved shooting

Officers involved in incident:

Redactions in the above documents have been made per Minn. Stats. 13.82, 13.43, and 18 USC 2721.

Additional data will be released when it is available.

August 2, 2019 officer-involved shooting

August 31, 2018: MPD Cases 18-293415 and 18-294338

To obtain access to all the publicly available data:

  1. Send an email to [email protected]from the email address you wish to be contacted at.
  2. You will then be sent a link to an external site used to host the data. Enter the email address you used in step 1.
  3. That address will get an email with a verification code to enter at the hosting site. Please check your spam or junk email folder if you do not receive the verification code email.
  4. Once you are in the site, you will be able to view and download the data. If you are unable to view the data, please try again using a different Web browser.

The data on the hosting site is all that will be publicly released regarding this case.

November 9, 2018 officer-involved shooting

June 23, 2018 officer-involved shooting

Complaint Summaries:

Office of Police Conduct Review (OPCR) and Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) complaint summaries do not include complaints closed due to the following:

1. the complaint was later found to duplicate an existing complaint;
2. the officer was misidentified by the complainant; or (3) a determination was made that the officer was not the subject of the complaint. 

Body-worn camera footage

Below are links to the body-worn camera footage taken from the officer involved shooting on June 23, 2018 in the area of 4700 block of Bryant Avenue North. Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) Officers Justin Schmidt and Ryan Kelly were the responding officers. Officer Kelly is driving the squad car. Officer Schmidt is the passenger.

Please be advised that the footage is very graphic.This video is not suitable for young people or sensitive viewers.

There are three video links available: Officer Schmidt’s raw video (provided by the City of Minneapolis), Officer Kelly’s raw video (provided by the City of Minneapolis), and stabilized and analyzed video (not provided by the City of Minneapolis, explained below).

The raw video footage is the body worn camera video that comes straight from the body worn camera. It contains movement and provides a lower level of clarity. This video is from the MPD and has not been altered in any way.

The stabilized and analyzed video was produced by the National Center for Audio & Video Forensics in Beverly Hills, California, as contracted by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), and provided to the City of Minneapolis by the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office. The National Center for Audio & Video Forensics ran this video through a stabilizing and analysis process. The stabilized and analyzed video includes footage from both MPD officers Justin Schmidt and Ryan Kelly. The stabilizing software identifies pixels from each frame and aligns them to help limit the “shake” that can occur without altering the content.

Both the raw footage and stabilized and analyzed footage have been presented in the interest of full transparency.

On Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 5:26 p.m., Minneapolis Police Officers responded to a 911 call reporting a male firing a handgun in a residential neighborhood near the 4700 block of Bryant Avenue North.  Shortly after receiving the call, a squad arrived in the area. A full transcript of the 911 call and other public information is available above.

Upon the officers exiting the squad car, you may hear clicking sounds. This sound is a product of audio disturbance from the microphone and does not reflect gun shots.


Office of Police Conduct Review Report on Ketamine Use

July 15, 2017 officer-involved shooting

Please check back for updates as more information will be added as it becomes available.

*The code “other” in a Minneapolis Police Report is used to define a person contacted by the police and not otherwise defined by another report category. Persons categorized by this definition are not suspects.

Per Minn. Stat. 626.89, subd. 12, the City will not be releasing officer photographs.

All redactions in the above documents have been made per Minn. Stats. 13.82, 13.43 and 18 USC 2721.

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Last updated Aug 27, 2020

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