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 Complaint Process

Why Should You File?

Filing a Complaint

You may file a complaint online, at your local precinct, in person, or by mailing a signed copy of the complaint form below. You may also visit our offices in Minneapolis City Hall to collect a complaint form. Complaints must be filed with the OPCR within 270 days (9 months) of the date of the alleged police misconduct.

English Minneapolis Police Citizen Complaint Form (PDF)

Hmong (PDF), Somali (PDF), Spanish (PDF), Laotian (PDF), Oromo (PDF), Vietnamese (PDF)

Complaint Process

For a detailed description of the OPCR Complaint Process, read the OPCR Complaint Process Manual (PDF) or see the flow chart below for an overview.

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Frequently Asked Questions


Last updated Aug 19, 2016