Minnesota House Passes Police Accountability Act

Today, the Minnesota House approved the Minnesota Police Accountability Act. The legislation, authored by members of the People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) Caucus, contains strong police accountability reforms and measures to ensure racial justice.

“Since George Floyd’s death, the Minnesota House DFL has worked to deliver systemic change and accountability for policing in Minnesota,” said House Speaker Melissa Hortman. “We have heard the cries for justice, and I’m pleased we have reached an agreement to begin ensuring police are more accountable to the communities they serve. Our work on this important legislation was led by Representatives Mariani and Moran, and the members of the People of Color and Indigenous Caucus. We are grateful for their leadership and work.”

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