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

Police Conduct Review Panel

Description

The Police Conduct Review Panel is comprised of eight civilians appointed by the Mayor and City Council and a pool of sworn panelists selected by the Office of the Chief. 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.

Pool of Civilian Review Panelists

The final pool of review panelists appointed by the City Council and mayor will consist of a minimum of seven (7) members, appointed by the City Council and the Mayor. All civilian members are appointed in conformance with the open appointments as outlined in the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances §172.60 with several exceptions.

  

 

 

Lt. Seat

 

 

Lieutenant

 

 

Name

 

 

Ward

 

 

Term Began

 

 

 

Term Expires

 

 

Term Length

Seat 1

City Council

Robert Briscoe

3

Jan-13

Dec-19

4 years

Seat 2

City Council

Vacant

-

-

-

-

Seat 3

City Council

Dennis Wagner

5

Jan-16

Dec-19

4 years

Seat 4

City Council

Sarah McCann

10

Jan-16

Dec-19

4 years

Seat 5

Mayoral

Donald Bellfield

8

Jan-13

Dec-16

4 years

Seat 6

Mayoral

Ngoc Nguyen 

8

Jan-15

Dec-16

2 years

Seat 7

Mayoral

Phillip Trebatoski

8

Jan-16

Dec-19

4 years

Seat 8

Mayoral

Kenneth Rance

5

Jan-16

Dec-19

4 years

 

Pool of Sworn Review Panelists

The Minneapolis Police Department considers the following criteria when selecting its sworn panelists:

Current Pool of Sworn Panelists as of May, 2016

   

Lt. Seat

Lieutenant

Assignment

Term/Reassignment

Began

Term Length

Seat 1

Lt. Melissa Chiodo

Sex Crimes

Jan-16

2 years

Seat 2

Lt. Todd Gross

5th Precinct Daywatch

Feb-15

2 years

Seat 3

Lt. Jonathan Kingsbury

Special Operations Unit

Jan-16

2 years

Seat 4

Lt. Arthur Knight

4th Precinct

Feb-15

2 years

Seat 5

Lt. Gary Nelson

3rd Precinct Middlewatch

Apr-15

 2 years

Seat 6

Lt. Christopher House

1st Precinct 

May-16

2 years

Seat 7

Lt. Timothy Mattson

4th Precinct Dogwatch

Jul-14

2 years

Seat 8

Lt. Aaron Biard

4th Precinct Daywatch

Sep-15

2 years

Seat 9

Lt. Jeff Rugel

Strategic Information Center

Jul-14

2 years

Review Panel Selection

Panels are comprised of:

Review panel process Picture

Individuals are selected to participate at equal intervals by OPCR supervisors, and the panels are scheduled on an as-needed basis by OPCR Administrative staff.

 

Appointment Process for Civilian Review Panelists

All civilian members are appointed in conformance with the open appointments as outlined in the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances §172.60 with several exceptions. initial civilian appointees shall serve terms of two 92), three (3) or four(4) years to stagger the expiration terms. Thereafter, appointments shall be for four (4) years. Applications are received by the City Clerk and forwarded to the Mayor, the Public Safety, Civil rights & Emergency Management Chair and the Minneapolis Department of Civil rights staff for recommendation. Selected applicants are scheduled to speak at a public hearing in front of the Public Safety, Civil rights & Emergency Management Committee to the full Council for approval. More detailed information, see the appointment and selection process.

For email alerts on current opening information, please visit: Current Boards and Commissions Openings

 

 

Last updated May 18, 2016