Public Hearing this Tuesday on Proposed Charter Amendment Creating New Department of Community Safety and Violence Prevention
The Minneapolis Charter Commission is seeking public comments on a proposed amendment to the City charter related to the future of public safety. People can submit their comments online or provide them directly to members of the commission at a public hearing on Tuesday.
The proposed amendment, submitted by the City Council, proposes removing the Police Department from the charter and adding a new Community Safety & Violence Prevention Department.
The virtual public hearing will take place at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21. Participation instructions will be published on the City’s website. If you’re interested in speaking at either or both of the public hearings, you can pre-register using the online registration form.
Other ways to comment: