Police reform work August 2022 update

You can read the August 2022 Minneapolis Police reform work update.

What to know

This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) is:

  • A statement reflecting shared principles of Unity Community Mediation Team (UCMT) and Minneapolis Police Department (MPD)
  • A recognition of:
    • The important relationship between the communities represented by these two organizations
    • How the relationship contributes to public safety and trust between MPD and the communities it serves
Note: In 2003, the Police Community Relations Council (PCRC) started during mediation between the MPD and the UCMT.
This MOU covers many policy and procedure reform topics, including:
  • Use of force
  • MPD community relations
  • Behavioral health and disability issues
  • Diversifying the workforce
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Duty of care
  • Accountability of police officers - the complaint and discipline process
  • Removal of children from the home, parent, or legal guardian
  • Training

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