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

Police Conduct Oversight Commission


The Commission assures that police services are delivered in a lawful and nondiscriminatory manner and provides the public with meaningful participatory oversight of police policy and procedure. Commission members have a variety of responsibilities including shaping police policy, auditing cases, engaging the community in discussions of police procedure, and facilitating cultural awareness trainings for the Minneapolis Police Department.

NACOLE Code of Ethics

The National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement Code of Ethics (PDF), adopted Nov. 12, 2013

Notification Letter to NACOLE of Adoption of Ethics (PDF) , sent November 18, 2013

The National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE) is a non-profit organization that brings together individuals or agencies working to establish or improve oversight of police officers in the United States. For more information on the National Association of Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement, visit

Additional Information


Title 9, Chapter 172.80. Police conduct oversight commission.

Commission Appointment Cycle

The Police Conduct Oversight Commission meets once per month. Meetings may be conducted in the evening or on weekends. In the future, PCOC meetings will be televised and we will update this section with information about where they can be viewed. Commission members are compensated $50.00 for each day when the member attends one or more meetings, and shall be reimbursed for expenses incurred in the performance of duties in the same manner and amount as other city boards and commission members.

The current appointment cycles for the Police Conduct Review Panel and Police Conduct Oversight Commission are closed; we are not currently accepting applications.

For email alerts on current opening information, please visit: City Clerk’s Office - Boards, Commissions and Advisory Committees



Last updated Apr. 3, 2014