The Civilian Police Review Authority is now the Office of Police Conduct Review (OPCR). Applications are now being accepted for the OPCR Review Panel and the Police Conduct Oversight Commission.
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:
- Investigating discriminatory practices against members of protected classes
- Ensuring enforcement of employment and purchasing goals for women and minorities on all City-funded construction
- Investigating and making recommendations regarding complaints brought against any Minneapolis Police Officer
Office of Police Conduct Review
Equity In Sight Conference:
An Update on Efforts to Close the Twin Cities' Racial Employment Gap
Thank you to all who were involved in the Equity In Sight Conference. For more information, please visit our Equity Employment Division webpage.
The Department provides educational services about civil rights. For speakers, videos, literature and other materials about civil rights issues, call (612) 673-3012. Tune into ACCESS MINNEAPOLIS, the City’s half hour cable TV show all about City services in Spanish, Hmong and Somali that’s broadcast on City Cable 14.
Last updated Apr. 25, 2013