Department of Civil Rights

Velma J. Korbel, Director

350 S. 5th St., Room 239
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: (612) 673-3012
Fax: (612) 673-2599
TTY: (612) 673-2157

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

 

 

 

Police Conduct Review Panel

Description

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

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.

Seat

Appointment

Name

Term Begins

Term Expires

Term Length

Ward

Seat 1

City Council

Robert Briscoe

1/1/2013

12/31/2016

4

3

Seat 2

City Council

Vacant

-

---

Seat 3

City Council

Dennis Wagner

1/1/2016

12/31/2019

4

5

Seat 4

City Council

Sarah McCann

1/1/2016

12/31/2019

4

10

Seat 5

Mayoral

Donald Bellfield

1/1/2013

12/31/2016

4

8

Seat 6

Mayoral

Ngoc Nguyen

1/1/2015

12/31/2016

2

Seat 7

Mayoral

Phillip Trebatoski

1/1/2016

12/31/2019

4

8

Seat 8

Council

Kenneth Rance

1/1/2016

12/31/2019

4

5

Pool of Sworn Review Panelists

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

Current Pool of Sworn Panelists as of September, 2015

 

Lt. Seat

Officer

Assignment

Term Began

Term Length

Seat 1

Lt. Melissa Chiodo

Sex Crimes

Jan-14

2 years

Seat 2

Lt. Todd Gross

5th Precinct & Disaster Strike Team

Feb-13

3 years

Seat 3

Lt. Jonathan Kingsbury

SOG Response

Jan-14

2 years

Seat 4

Lt. Arthur Knight

4th Precinct

Feb-13

2 years

Seat 5

Lt. Gary Nelson

2nd Precinct

Apr-15

 2 years

Seat 6

Lt. Erick Fors

1st Precinct 

Apr-15

2 years

Seat 7

Lt. Timothy Mattson

4th Precinct Dogwatch

Jul-14

2 years

Seat 8

Lt. Aaron Biard

Service Training 

Sep-15

2 years

Seat 9

Lt. Jeff Rugel

Strategic Information Center

Sep-15

2 years

 

Review Panel Selection

Panels are comprised of:

Review panel process Picture

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.

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.

For email alerts on current ope ning information, please visit: Current Boards and Commissions Openings

Last updated Feb 1, 2016