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Police Conduct Oversight Commission Agenda

Regular Meeting
May 11, 2021 - 6:15 pm
Online Meeting
Members Present: Malaysia Abdi (Vice-Chair), Abigail Cerra, Jordan Crockett, Lynnaia Jacobsen, Kerry McGuire, Robert Pineau, Jordan Sparks, and John Sylvester (Quorum: 4)
Members Absent: Cynthia Jackson (Chair)
Staff: Lisa Brock

Call To Order

  1. Roll Call.
    Quorum Present
    Adoption of the agenda.
    Action Taken: Adopted
    Action Taken: Accepted

Public Comment

  1. General public comments

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    Conference ID: 808 397 450#

    Or leave a written comment for the Police Conduct Oversight Commission.

    Please limit public comment to two minutes.

    Action Taken: Received and filed


  1. Policy and procedure subcommittee (Subcommittee Chair Cerra)
    Action Taken: Received and filed
    Audit subcommittee (Subcommittee Chair Pineau)
    Action Taken: Received and filed


  1. Coaching presentation
    Action Taken: Received and filed

Unfinished Business

  1. Case summaries
    Action Taken: Postponed to Aug 10, 2021


  1. Directing the Chair and Vice Chair to share the current proposed state legislation on the topic of pretext stops, as contained in MN House File 2529, related to Section 1. [169.984] VEHICLE EQUIPMENT SECONDARY OFFENSES, with the Mayor and the City Council and encourage them to adopt similar policy or regulations for the City of Minneapolis.

    Action Taken: Approved

    Supporting further examination of the framework proposing potential changes to the scope of the Police Conduct Oversight Commission presented by Council Member Gordon, including potential refinements to that proposal and gathering public input, to be referred to the Policy and Procedure Subcommittee.

    Action Taken: Approved
    Suspending the hearing of Case Summaries for three months to the August 10, 2021, meeting in order to allow the Office of Police Conduct Review and the Office of the City Clerk to develop more efficient and focused approaches to the Case Synopses and Case Summaries selection process.
    Action Taken: Approved


Next Police Conduct Oversight Commission meeting: Jun 8, 2021

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