Metro Transit Police Work Group Meeting

Regular Meeting
August 27, 2021 | 9:00 a.m.

NOTICE: The Metropolitan Council Chair has determined it is not practical or prudent to conduct in-person meetings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, committee members will participate in this meeting via telephone or other electronic means and the meeting will be conducted under Minnesota Statutes section 13D.021 at the date and time stated above. We encourage you to monitor the meeting remotely. In accordance with a new law effective Aug. 1, there will be an opportunity for members of the public to provide public comment as part of our virtual meeting of the full Metropolitan Council. You may pre-register to speak at a virtual public meeting of the Metropolitan Council by emailing us at You may also email your comments, and we will respond to your comments in a timely manner.

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The Metro Transit Police Work Group constitutes a quorum of the Community Development Committee and the Environment Committee, and therefore is publicly noticed as a special meeting of both committees.








  1. Introductory Remarks and Work Group Charge (Chair Chamblis) [presentation]
  2. Work Group Member Introductions
  1. What are your top priorities when approaching this police review?
  2. What do you want this work group to accomplish? What are your desired outcomes?
  3. Are there experiences you’ve had or work you’ve done that informs your participation in this work group that you want to share?
  3. Staff Introductions (Lesley Kandaras)
  4. Overview of Background Material (Captain Brooke Blakey and Leah Palmer) [background material 1 - presentations] [background material 2 - policy manual]
  5. Work Group Discussion
  1. Topics for next meeting



Committee information

Metro Transit Police Work Group

Committee contact:
Bridget Toskey