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Independent Bodies

Police Conduct Review Panel

The Minneapolis Police Conduct Review Panel assures that police services are delivered in a lawful and nondiscriminatory manner. The Panel provides the public with meaningful participatory oversight of the police and their interactions with the citizenry and makes recommendations to the Chief of Police regarding the merits of complaints against Minneapolis Police Officers.
Established Date:
Jan 26, 1990
Membership Details
No. of Seats:
8
Positions Occupied:
6
Vacant Positions:
2
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:
NA
Compensation:
Each panelist is paid $50.00 for each day they attend one or more meetings or panel reviews.
Selection Procedure:

The panelists are appointed using the City's open appointments process. 

Appointing Cycle:
Fall
Members
Seat # Name Term Start Term End Appointing Authority Membership Requirements
1 James Jacobson Apply Now Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2024 Council
2 Mary Aho Apply Now Jan 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2020 Council
3 Aaron Hanson Apply Now Jan 1, 2020 Dec 31, 2023 Council
4 Diane Moe Apply Now Jan 1, 2020 Dec 31, 2023 Council
5 Vacant Apply Now Jan 1, 2021 Dec 31, 2024 Mayor
6 Ngoc Nguyen Apply Now Jan 1, 2017 Dec 31, 2020 Mayor
7 Laura A Westphal Apply Now Jan 1, 2020 Dec 31, 2023 Mayor
8 Vacant Apply Now Jan 1, 2019 Dec 31, 2022 Council Optional Seat
Meeting Schedule:
Hearings and reviews are convened in the evening and on weekends.
Location:
Room 241, City Hall
Address:
350 S. 5th St., Minneapolis, MN 55415
Legislative Details
Enabling Legislation:
This link open a new window Chapter 172. - Police Conduct Oversight, 172.60. - Review panel civilian appointments
Bylaws:
This link open a new window Chapter 172. - Police Conduct Oversight, 172.40. - Review panel procedure.
Enabling Legislation Revised Date:
Sep 21, 2012
Additional Information
After a complaint investigation is concluded, it is submitted to the Panel for review. Two civilians and two sworn panelists review the case, discuss it, and submit a recommendation on the merits to the Chief of Police.
Contact Information
Department:
Civil Rights Department
Phone:
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