Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission


The Minneapolis Police Oversight Commission was created to assure that police services are delivered in a lawful and nondiscriminatory manner and provides the public with meaningful participatory oversight of police policy & procedure.   The Commission has a variety of responsibilities, which may include:

• Reviewing police department policies and training procedures

• Collecting, reviewing and auditing summary data & compiling aggregate statistics relating to complaints of police misconduct

• Facilitating, along with the police department, appropriate cultural awareness training for sworn officers

• Contributing to the performance review of the Chief of Police

• Creating and implementing a community outreach program & coordinating outreach activities with the Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights

• Promote and engage a cross section of the community stakeholders in the implementation of the plan


Civil Rights, Office of Police Conduct Review

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Number of Members

Seven (7) members

Appointment Process

4 members shall be appointed by the City Council, with 3 members appointed by the Mayor, subject to approval by a majority of the City Council. The members are appointed using the City's Open Appointment Process

Term of Appointment

Two (2) years


Each member shall be paid $50.00 for each day when the member attends one (1) or more meetings

Residency Requirement

Each member shall be a resident of the City of Minneapolis

Last updated Oct. 17, 2012