Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission Vacancies

The Minneapolis Police Conduct Oversight Commission was created by Ordinance 2012-Or-061, amending Title 9, Chapter 172 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances, approved by the City Council on September 21, 2012. The Commission assures that police services are delivered in a lawful and nondiscriminatory manner and provides the public with meaningful participatory oversight of police policy and procedure. Commission members have a variety of responsibilities including shaping police policy, auditing cases, engaging the community in discussions of police procedure, and facilitating cultural awareness trainings for the Minneapolis Police Department.

Deadline: For receiving applications will be Friday, October 5, 2018.


There are currently three (3) vacancies for a 2-year terms.

Note: Seats may have an incumbent seeking re-appointment.


All commission members must:

Application Instructions

Complete the Application Form (pdf) and the Voluntary Demographic Questionnaire (pdf).

Send completed forms to [email protected], or by fax: 612-673-3812, or:

City Clerk Appointments
Room 304, 350 South Fifth Street
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1382

You can apply on your own behalf, nominate others for consideration, or inform the City Clerk's Office of someone to whom you'd like application materials to be sent.


Commission Contact: Imani Jaafar, Director of Office of Police Conduct Review, 612-673-2426 [email protected]

City Clerk's Office: 612-673-2216 or [email protected]

Selection Process

Applications are received by the City Clerk and forwarded to the Mayor, the Chair of the Public Safety, Civil Rights, & Emergency Management Committee and the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights staff for recommendation.  Selected applicants are then scheduled to speak at a public hearing in front of the Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement Committee (PCEC).   Applications are then forwarded from the PCEC Committee to the full Council for approval.

Additional Information

The Police Conduct Oversight Commission meets once per month.   Meetings may be conducted in the evening or on weekends.   All meetings will be televised.  Commission members are compensated $50.00 for each day when the member attends one or more meetings, and shall be reimbursed for expenses incurred in the performance of duties in the same manner and amount as other city boards and commission members. 

Should you require a reasonable accommodations in order to fully participate, or information in an alternative format, please contact the Office of City Clerk at 612-673-2216 or [email protected]. People who are deaf or hard of hearing can use a relay service to call 311 at 612-673-3000. TTY users call 612-673-2157.

Para asistencia 612-673-2700 - Rau kev pab 612-673-2800 - Hadii aad Caawimaad u baahantahay 612-673-3500.


Last updated Aug 10, 2018



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