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 Announcements


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 Courtroom 180, 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.


University of MN Law School Courtroom 180
Mondale Hall
229 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Last updated Mar 17, 2015