Sarah McKenzie

Police Department, City Attorney’s Office directed to study misdemeanor arrests


The Minneapolis City Attorney’s Office and Police Department have been directed to gather data on misdemeanor arrests by race and location, among other things, for offenses dating from 2010 to 2014.

The City Council’s Public Safety, Civil Rights and Emergency Management Committee approved the measure Wednesday authored by Council Members Blong Yang (Ward 5) and Cam Gordon (Ward 2). The full Council will vote on the staff directive Friday.


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