Police Conduct Review Panel

Information about the Police Conduct Review Panel in the City of Minneapolis.

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The Police Conduct Review Panel is comprised of eight civilians appointed by the Mayor and City Council and a pool of sworn panelists selected by the Office of the Chief. After a complaint investigation is concluded, it is submitted to the Panel for review. Two civilians and two sworn panelists review the case, discuss it, and submit a recommendation on the merits to the Chief of Police.

Pool of civilian review panelists

Seat Appointment Name Ward Term Began Term Expires Term Length
Seat 1 City Council James Jacbson January, 2021 December, 2024 4 years
Seat 2 City Council VACANT - January, 2021 December, 2024 4 years
Seat 3 City Council Aaron Hanson January, 2020 December, 2023 4 years
Seat 4 City Council Diane Moe 8 January, 2020 December, 2023 4 years
Seat 5 Mayoral VACANT - January, 2021 December, 2024 4 years
Seat 6 Mayoral Ngoc Nguyen 13 January, 2021 December, 2024 4 years
Seat 7 Mayoral Laura Westphal 13 January, 2020 December, 2023 4 years
Seat 8 Mayoral VACANT January, 2020 December, 2023 4 years

The final pool of review panelists appointed by the City Council and mayor will consist of a minimum of seven (7) members, appointed by the City Council and the Mayor. All civilian members are appointed in conformance with the open appointments as outlined in the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances §172.60 with several exceptions.

Pool of sworn review panelists

  • Cmdr. Jason Case
  • Cmdr. James Novak
  • Cmdr. Dacy Horn
  • Ins. Sean McGinty
  • Ins. Todd Loining
  • Ins. Bill Perterson
  • Cmdr. Travis Glampe
  • Cmdr. Giovanni Veliz
  • Ins. Charlie Adams
  • Cmdr. Katie Blackwell
  • Cmdr. Scott Gerlicher
  • Cmdr. DeChristopher Granger

The Minneapolis Police Department considers the following criteria when selecting its sworn panelists:

  • Ability to be fair and neutral in analyzing allegations of misconduct
  • Experience in dealing with, and working to resolve citizen initiated complaints
  • Ability to work with civilian staff
  • Proven ability to work with diverse communities
  • Ability to use an analytic thought process Oral and written communication abilities
  • Career experience with emphasis on patrol and investigations

Review panel selection

Panels are comprised of:

  • Two civilian panelists, and
  • Two sworn panelists
    • Rank of lieutenant or higher
    • Assigned by the Chief of Police or the Chief’s Designee

Individuals are selected to participate at equal intervals by OPCR supervisors, and the panels are scheduled on an as-needed basis by OPCR Administrative staff.

PCRP Panelist Instructions

Appointment process for civilian review panelists

All civilian members are appointed in conformance with the open appointments as outlined in the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances §172.60 with several exceptions. initial civilian appointees shall serve terms of two 92), three (3) or four(4) years to stagger the expiration terms. Thereafter, appointments shall be for four (4) years. Applications are received by the City Clerk and forwarded to the Mayor, the Public Safety, Civil rights & Emergency Management Chair and the Minneapolis Department of Civil rights staff for recommendation. Selected applicants are scheduled to speak at a public hearing in front of the Public Safety, Civil rights & Emergency Management Committee to the full Council for approval. More detailed information, see the appointment and selection process.

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Contact us

Office of Police Conduct Review

Carolina Amini

OPCR Investigations Manager

Address

City Hall
350 Fifth St. S., Room 239
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Office hours

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday