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Police Conduct Oversight Commission

The Police Conduct Oversight Commission assures that police services are delivered in a lawful and nondiscriminatory manner by shaping police policy, auditing police misconduct cases, engaging the community in discussions of police procedure, and facilitating cultural awareness training for the Minneapolis Police Department.

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Established Date:
Sep 21, 2012
Membership Details
No. of Seats:
Positions Occupied:
Vacant Positions:
Membership Description:

The Commission is made up of Minneapolis residents appointed by the Mayor and Council. Residents who are or have previously been employed by the Minneapolis Police Department are ineligible to serve on the committee. All members must participate in an annual training session by the Minneapolis Department of Civil rights and complete portions of the Citizen's Academy. 

Term Limit:
Residency Requirement:
Must be a Minneapolis resident.
$50.00 for each day when the member attends one or more meetings
Selection Procedure:

Members will be appointed using the City's open appointments process. 


  1. Show a strong commitment to community service
  2. Willingness to engage in community outreach events with the public
  3. Able to conduct themselves with integrity and maturity when dealing with emotionally charged matters;
  4. Ability to communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and work collaboratively with City staff and stakeholders
  5. Willingness to work with the Minneapolis Police Department when reviewing practice and procedures; and
  6. Demonstrate the ability to read, apply logic, and evaluate complex information and compare it to existing rules, laws, or procedures for the purpose of improving police practices and policies
  7. Ability to successfully complete training that may include sessions on the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, Open Meeting Laws, and police training opportunities
Appointing Cycle:
Seat # Name Term Start Term End Appointing Authority Membership Requirements
1 Vacant Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2022 Council
2 John Sylvester Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2022 Council
3 Vacant Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2023 Council
4 Vacant Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2023 Council
5 Kerry McGuire Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2022 Mayor
6 Vacant Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2023 Mayor
7 Vacant Jan 1, 2022 Dec 31, 2023 Mayor
8 Vacant Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2022 Council
9 Jordan Crockett Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2022 Mayor
Meeting Details
Meeting Schedule:
Generally meets at 6:15 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month.
Room 241, City Hall
350 S. 5th St., Minneapolis, MN 55415
Legislative Details
Enabling Legislation:
This link open a new window Minneapolis, Minn. Code of Ordinances § 172.80
This link open a new window Police Conduct Oversight Commission Bylaws
Enabling Legislation Revised Date:
Dec 16, 2017
Contact Information
Civil Rights
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