Public Safety, Civil Rights and Emergency Management Committee Agenda
Standing Committee of the City Council, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
August 6, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
Room 317, City Hall
Members Present:  Council Members Blong Yang (Chair), Cam Gordon, Kevin Reich, Barbara Johnson, Abdi Warsame and Linea Palmisano (Quorum 4)
Council Committee Coordinator: Irene Kasper 612-673-2219
Police Department
1.   DNA Analysts:
Authorize a Joint Powers Agreement with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, not to exceed $714,000, for Police Department to support four DNA analysts to work on MPD cases (Refer to W&M).
Staff Reports: DNA Analysts RCA
Action Taken:  Approved.
2.   The First 48:
Authorize contract agreement with The First 48 television documentary series producers for Minneapolis Police Department to be highlighted in TV series episodes. 
Staff Reports:  The First 48 RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
3.   Conducted Energy Device/Taser Bid:
Accept single bid of Uniforms Unlimited for an estimated annual expenditure in the amount of $130,000.00, for Conducted Energy Device/Tasers to the Minneapolis Police Department (Refer to W&M).
Staff Reports: Conducted Energy Device/Taser RCA
Requested Action/Action Taken:  Postponed to August 20, 2014.
Police Department
4.   Law Enforcement Services in the Neighborhoods Adjacent the TCF Bank Stadium:
Authorize an agreement with the Minnesota Vikings Football, LLC, for law enforcement services in the neighborhoods adjacent to the TCF Stadium by the Police Department during the 2014 Minnesota Vikings football season games (Refer to W&M).
Staff Reports: Law Enforcement Contr RCA
Action Taken: Approved.
Council President Barbara Johnson
5.   Police Department Staffing and Response Times:
Report back on Committee direction of 7/23/2014 that Police Department staff provide monthly reports on a) Police Department staffing levels in each precinct; and b) Police Department response times for Priority 1, 2, 3 and 4 calls for each precinct.
Staff Reports:  None
Action Taken:  Received and filed.
Notice: A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05
Next Committee Meeting: August 20, 2014
Committee actions will be referred to the next Council Meeting: August 15, 2014
Committee Coordinator email: [email protected]
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Last updated Aug 13, 2014



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