Department of Civil Rights

Velma J. Korbel, Director

350 S. 5th St., Room 239
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: (612) 673-3012
Fax: (612) 673-2599
TTY: (612) 673-2157

Office of Police Conduct Review
(612) 673-5500

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

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Welcome to the
Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights   

The mission of the Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights is to enforce Minneapolis Code of Ordinances Title 7 (non-discrimination); Title 9, Chapter 172 (police conduct oversight); Title 16, Chapter 423 (small and underutilized business programs); Title 2, Chapter 24 (prevailing wage); and to promote understanding of civil rights among residents, businesses and government. The Department will carry out this mission by:

Department AnnouncementsCANCELLED: Robert Michael Heath v. YMCA Contested Case Hearing

The parties have reached a resolution. 

Daniel Webster v. Prospect Foundry Contested Case Hearing

On December 4, 2014, starting at 9:00 a.m. at the University of Minnesota Law School, the Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights will conduct a Contested Case Hearing regarding the case of Daniel Webster v. Prospect Foundry.

The Minneapolis Commission on Civil Rights will hear the case and shall order a final decision. The Commission orders may be appealed for review to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. 

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Last updated Nov 19, 2014