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# https://news.stthomas.edu/tommie-experts-college-of-arts-and-sciences-tanya-gladney-on-police-reform/ Well respected in her field, Governor Tim Walz recently appointed Gladney to the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), an occupational regulatory agency responsible for licensing more than 10,000 peace officers.
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# https://www.mankatofreepress.com/news/local_news/public-has-its-say-on-msu-police-training-program/article_5c1e6c46-c61b-11ea-8417-f790fcf24277.html Nelson said the law enforcement program is certified by the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, which requires a psychologist determine enrollees are not a danger to themselves or others and are not apt to engage in racial profiling.
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# https://www.mankatofreepress.com/news/local_news/public-works-police-focus-of-special-session/article_91a05196-c534-11ea-87c1-47a6cb347ace.html Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said lawmakers are close to a deal on bonding and taxes, but questions remain over potential law enforcement measures. Gazelka, R-East Gull Lake, said Democrats and Republicans may find common ground on measures such as banning chokeholds in Minnesota, adding members to the state Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, and more mental health training, among other issues.
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# https://www.startribune.com/lawmakers-clash-over-extension-of-walz-s-emergency-powers/571747982/ Among the more contentious proposals are new statewide use-of-force regulations, a plan to spend $15 million on alternatives to policing, new arbitration rules for officers facing dismissal, and reforms to the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. Both Hortman and Gazelka declined to specify particular areas where they have made progress or struck agreements since the last special session ended on June 20.
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# https://www.minnpost.com/state-government/2020/07/nobody-at-the-legislature-has-proposed-defunding-the-police-so-why-is-it-such-a-big-deal-at-the-capitol/ Republicans, who control the state Senate, have pushed for a more narrow set of legislation. Their proposals include a ban on chokeholds, a requirement for police to intervene when they see another officer using excessive force, mental health and autism training for law enforcement and a provision to add two citizen members to the 15-person Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, the state’s police licensing board, which is composed mainly of people from law enforcement.
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# https://www.twincities.com/2020/07/05/its-been-4-years-since-philando-castile-died-his-mother-thinks-about-him-every-breathing-day/ Valerie Castile, mother of Philando Castile gave an impassioned plea to the Minnesota Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training on, July 27, 2017.
 
# https://wkzo.com/news/articles/2020/jul/17/in-wake-of-floyd-killing-screening-of-us-police-recruits-is-under-focus/1040727/ The Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training, which oversees the licensing of officers is lobbying for federal approval to conduct criminal history checks on recruits, among other reforms, said interim director Erik Misselt. Checks are currently handled by local police departments.
 
# https://wkzo.com/news/articles/2020/jul/17/in-wake-of-floyd-killing-screening-of-us-police-recruits-is-under-focus/1040727/ The Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training, which oversees the licensing of officers is lobbying for federal approval to conduct criminal history checks on recruits, among other reforms, said interim director Erik Misselt. Checks are currently handled by local police departments.
 
# https://www.kare11.com/article/news/politics/house-takes-up-police-reforms-bonding/89-b1e913fd-99c3-436f-828b-354ddc47e4f0 POST Board may revoke licenses of officers who use banned holds
 
# https://www.kare11.com/article/news/politics/house-takes-up-police-reforms-bonding/89-b1e913fd-99c3-436f-828b-354ddc47e4f0 POST Board may revoke licenses of officers who use banned holds

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  1. https://news.stthomas.edu/tommie-experts-college-of-arts-and-sciences-tanya-gladney-on-police-reform/ Well respected in her field, Governor Tim Walz recently appointed Gladney to the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST), an occupational regulatory agency responsible for licensing more than 10,000 peace officers.
  2. https://www.mankatofreepress.com/news/local_news/public-has-its-say-on-msu-police-training-program/article_5c1e6c46-c61b-11ea-8417-f790fcf24277.html Nelson said the law enforcement program is certified by the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, which requires a psychologist determine enrollees are not a danger to themselves or others and are not apt to engage in racial profiling.
  3. https://www.mankatofreepress.com/news/local_news/public-works-police-focus-of-special-session/article_91a05196-c534-11ea-87c1-47a6cb347ace.html Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said lawmakers are close to a deal on bonding and taxes, but questions remain over potential law enforcement measures. Gazelka, R-East Gull Lake, said Democrats and Republicans may find common ground on measures such as banning chokeholds in Minnesota, adding members to the state Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, and more mental health training, among other issues.
  4. https://www.startribune.com/lawmakers-clash-over-extension-of-walz-s-emergency-powers/571747982/ Among the more contentious proposals are new statewide use-of-force regulations, a plan to spend $15 million on alternatives to policing, new arbitration rules for officers facing dismissal, and reforms to the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. Both Hortman and Gazelka declined to specify particular areas where they have made progress or struck agreements since the last special session ended on June 20.
  5. https://www.minnpost.com/state-government/2020/07/nobody-at-the-legislature-has-proposed-defunding-the-police-so-why-is-it-such-a-big-deal-at-the-capitol/ Republicans, who control the state Senate, have pushed for a more narrow set of legislation. Their proposals include a ban on chokeholds, a requirement for police to intervene when they see another officer using excessive force, mental health and autism training for law enforcement and a provision to add two citizen members to the 15-person Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, the state’s police licensing board, which is composed mainly of people from law enforcement.
  6. https://www.twincities.com/2020/07/05/its-been-4-years-since-philando-castile-died-his-mother-thinks-about-him-every-breathing-day/ Valerie Castile, mother of Philando Castile gave an impassioned plea to the Minnesota Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training on, July 27, 2017.
  7. https://wkzo.com/news/articles/2020/jul/17/in-wake-of-floyd-killing-screening-of-us-police-recruits-is-under-focus/1040727/ The Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training, which oversees the licensing of officers is lobbying for federal approval to conduct criminal history checks on recruits, among other reforms, said interim director Erik Misselt. Checks are currently handled by local police departments.
  8. https://www.kare11.com/article/news/politics/house-takes-up-police-reforms-bonding/89-b1e913fd-99c3-436f-828b-354ddc47e4f0 POST Board may revoke licenses of officers who use banned holds
  9. https://www.kaaltv.com/minnesota-news/police-reform-special-session/5800587/ Other provisions with the bill include developing a police-community based research organization to gather data on how to allow for the termination of officers for violating the agency's use of force policy. As well as expanding and revising the Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board which would also have a police-community relations council under it.
  10. https://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/government-and-politics/6583176-Minnesota-lawmakers-advance-police-accountability-measures-8-weeks-after-Floyds-death Under the proposal, police use of chokeholds and warrior training would be banned and an advisory panel of stakeholders would be created to advise the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training.
  11. https://www.mankatofreepress.com/opinion/editorials/our-view-police-reform-legislature-takes-good-first-step/article_36ab8200-cb89-11ea-b03b-23620fe3c4ad.html The plan outlaws “chokeholds” or neck locks unless the officer’s life is at risk. It bans so-called “warrior training” designed to promote force and dominance. It also calls on the state Peace Officer Standards and Training licensing board to remove warrior training from its list of approved trainings.
  12. https://www.startribune.com/reactions-to-police-reforms-go-from-lukewarm-to-slap-in-face/571853831/
  13. https://www.twincities.com/2020/07/23/minnesota-governor-signs-police-accountability-bill-into-law/ The measure also creates a new advisory council for the state board that licenses officers, makes changes in arbitration rules affecting police unions and requires more training on dealing with people with mental health issues and autism.
  14. https://minnlawyer.com/2020/07/27/bar-buzz-police-reform-legislation-signed/ Among its provisions, the bill includes a ban on warrior-style training, restrictions on chokeholds and police arbitration reform. It also requires officers to intervene and report when they witness excessive use of force, increases membership on the Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board and rewrites statewide POST Board use-of-force policy, among other provisions.
  15. https://www.startribune.com/minn-police-licensing-board-at-center-of-push-to-build-trust-in-law-enforcement/571962622/
  16. https://www.mnsenaterepublicans.com/new-laws-effective-aug-1-2020/ expanding membership of the Peace Officers Standards and Training Board from 15 members to 17 by appointing additional community members; requiring the board by Sept. 1, 2020 to adopt a comprehensive use of force model policy to be implemented by every law enforcement agency; requiring the board to consult with the Human Services Department and other mental health stakeholders to create a list of approved training courses related to responding to a mental health crisis and requiring officers to complete a minimum of six hours of training;
  17. https://www.pinejournal.com/news/government-and-politics/6584387-Walz-signs-police-reform-law-but-advocates-question-if-it-goes-far-enough The law adds to the state's Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board four citizen members and establishes a Police-Community Relations Council. The 15-member council including state law enforcement leaders and community members and activists will advise the POST Board "on all matters related to police-community relations," review state data on officers' uses of force and recommend discipline for officer misconduct. The POST Board will have to accept the council's discipline recommendations unless they override them with a two-thirds majority vote.
  18. https://www.twincities.com/2020/07/22/after-george-floyds-death-mn-police-training-programs-aim-to-do-better-on-race/ This fall, faculty from all 22 schools will come together for a deep dive into their curriculum and teaching practices, viewed through an equity lens. That group, too, is being asked to suggest changes to the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training, which administers the officer licensing exam and generally determines what training programs must teach.