Will The MPD Consent Decree Make Minneapolis Safer?

Two floating pairs of eyes looking through magnifying glass at a Minneapolis Police Department squad car

On March 31, Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously among present council members (two absent) to approve a consent decree — a court-enforceable agreement — between the MN Department of Human Rights (MDHR) and the Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) to make various reforms to MPD. Will this settlement solve MPD’s patterns of human rights violations? Will […]