Protesters gather on what would have been Deona Marie's birthday. Deona was killed on June 13th when a man drove his vehicle through barricades while she was protesting the police killing of Winston Smith. This image is part of a continuing series following the unrest and events in Minneapolis following the May 25, 2020 murder of George Floyd. Photo by Chad Davis Photography.

Minnesota Department of Human Rights to announce findings from MPD investigation

On June 1, 2020, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights launched a civil rights investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department. The results of those findings are expected to be released tomorrow.

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Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 27 at 11:00 am CT, the Minnesota Department of Human Rights will announce the findings from its pattern or practice investigation into the City of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) and lay out next steps. 

The investigation sought to determine if the City and MPD engage in a pattern or practice of race discrimination in violation of the Minnesota Human Rights Act, the state’s civil rights law.

Viewers are invited to watch the presentation of the findings on YouTube at 11am CT tomorrow. The complete findings will be posted on the Minnesota Department of Human Rights’ website at 11am CT tomorrow. 

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