Minneapolis leaders aim to improve community-police relations in new agreement

By Marielle Mohs August 4, 2022 / 1:19 PM / CBS Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS -- A legal agreement between the Minneapolis police, city lawyers and communi...

August 4, 2022
10:34 PM

By Marielle Mohs August 4, 2022 / 1:19 PM / CBS Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS -- A legal agreement between the Minneapolis police, city lawyers and community members commits to accountability and transformation in policing in the city.The agreement was signed Thursday by Interim Police Chief Amelia Huffman and the chair of the unity community mediations team.Basically, the agreement makes provisions to police policies to improve the relationship with the community and rebuild trust. This agreement tackles many issues, including use of force, behavioral health and disability, diversifying the police department, making sanctity of life a first priority, accountability and consequences of officers who do not comply with this agreement.

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