Background and timeline

You can see the background, history and planning timeline of the 3rd Precinct building.

Background

George Floyd was killed at 38th Street East and Chicago Avenue South on May 25, 2020. This incident happened within the 3rd Precinct area. Former officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder in Floyd’s death on April 20, 2021. 

In the days that followed, police vacated the 3rd Precinct building at 3000 Minnehaha Ave. The building experienced extensive damage.

Planning timeline: community feedback

We'll gather community feedback on whether we should reestablish the Third Precinct building at Lake & Minnehaha or at the alternative location.
April 2023

Community engagement

We gathered community feedback on whether we should reestablish the 3rd Precinct building at Lake & Minnehaha or at the alternative location.

  • We hosted five precinct-wide community meetings. 
  • We also had eight meetings with cultural communities.
  • People also shared their opinions online through the survey.  

Learn about our community engagement

May 2023

Analyze feedback

  • Our consultant team is currently analyzing the community engagement information.
  • The team will prepare a report and release it towards the end of June.

Contact us

3rd Precinct Building Team

Office of Public Service

Address

City Hall
350 South 5th. Street. 
Minneapolis, MN 55415