Minnesota Civilian Public Safety Commission


The Honorable Latonya Reeves, Chairman

The Honorable David A. Singleton, Chief Executive Officer 

MCPSC Meeting from 03/27/22

Meeting minutes Plus two guest speakers...

Brooke Blakey

St. Paul Director Office of Neighborhood Safety

and

Dawanna Witt

Candidate, Hennepin County Sheriff


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Report from Judge Martha Holton Dimick

Independent Civilian Review Board 

Fair- Transparent- Accountable

Minnesota Civilian Public Safety Commission is a community-based nonprofit 501C4 organization that believes that all citizens are entitled to equal protection under the law.


Accountability is the way Minnesota Civilian Public Safety Commission will help ensure that individuals entrusted with power and authority don't abuse their power and violate your civil rights. 

Our Objectives

  • Increase public safety by monitoring communities, assigning our community ambassadors that will take a proactive approach to prevent youth gun and gang violence
  • Establishing strategic partnerships that will work to implement  strategies that will reduce overall violence and crime in the community
  • Improve access to community resources and governmental services
  • Expand homeowner ship opportunities for economically disadvantages individuals and families
  • Redevelop and transform communities that have been targeted and disadvantaged by systematic oppression
  • Police and government services auditing and civilian oversight;  special advisors on strategies to ensure government accountability

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Public Service Profile

The Honorable 

David A. Singleton

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

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  • Provisional Chairman for the Minnesota Police Reserve Officers Association
  •  Reserve Police Officer in Minnesota.
  • Former Chairman and member for the Ramsey County Personnel Review Board
  • Former City of St. Paul District Council President and Special Advisor to the Mayor and the St. Paul City Council
  • Honorary Special Envoy for his Excellency, Vice President of the Republic of Liberia Joseph N. Boaki
  • Retired Commissioner and Chairman for the City of Roseville Human Rights Commission, advising the Mayor and City Council
  • Former Vice-Chair for the Maplewood Police Use of Force Advisory Board
  • Retired Assistant Commissioner for the Boy Scouts of America
  • Qualified by the Minnesota Supreme Court, Civil Arbitrator, and Special Consensual Magistrate Minn Rule 114 (Current)
  • President and Chairman for the League of Minnesota Human Rights Commissions (Current)
  • Law enforcement Major Century College 
  • Century College Student Senate President 2020-2021 
  • Mock Trial Judge for Mitchell-Hamline School of Law and Graduate from Arbitration and civil and criminal Law
  • Member of the Minnesota Paralegal Association (Current) Chairman of the Minnesota Governmental Affairs Committee
  • Member of the National Federation of Paralegals (Current)

Public Service Profile

The Honorable Latonya Reeves

Chairman of the Commission

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* Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Sociology of Law, Criminology and Deviance, University of Minnesota, 2001.

* Master of Science, Public Service Leadership in Criminal Justice, 2010

* Pursing a PhD in Criminal Justice, Present

* Elected to the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 5 Executive Board, West Metro District , 2021-Present 

* Secretary of the Minnesota Corrections Association, 2022-Present 

* Minnesota Association of Community Corrections Act Counties, 2014-Present

* University of Minnesota Alumni Association, 2010-Present 

* Capella University Alumni Association 2010-Present 

* President, HC AFSCME Policy Committee, 2020-Present

* People of Color Employee Resource Group, 2017 to Present (Collaborative Relationships Strategic Plan Chair, Communications Director)

* President- American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 5 Local 552, 2019-Present

* Eliminating Racial Disparities in Corrections Work Group-2018 to Present 

* Parenting with Families and Community Work Group-2018 to Present 

*Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society Member, 2010-Present 

* Member, Sexual Assault Multidisciplinary Action Response Team, (SMART) 2018-Present 

* 2019 Rick Scott Political Activist Award, Duluth, MN AFSCME Council 5- MN AFL-CIO

* Co-Founder, The Elite Dollz of Faith, 501 (c) 3 organization

* Southern Crescent Chapter, National Women of Achievement 

* National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice, 2021-Present

 

Public Service Profile

The Honorable Rodney "Uriyah" Polk 

Deputy Chairman

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  •  United States Marine Corps, Counter Battery radar Operator 1997-2019-Retired Rank, E-8
  •  Co-Founder, The Elite Kingz of Faith, 2019-Present, 501 (C) 3 Non-Profit Organization 
  • Community Activist, Police Accountability and Oversight Initiatives
  •  Advocate, Fathers Rights-Parenting and Child Support
  •  Advocate, Mental Health for Veterans 
  •  Volunteer, HC Veterans Court, 2015-2017
  • Community Activist, Veterans Rights-Access to Appropriate Health Care
  • Mentor, African American Men and Boys, Minneapolis 

 

About Us

The Minnesota Civilian Public Safety Commission is a non-governmental organization Based in Maplewood and serving the state of Minnesota our organization is public safety certified by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501c4 non-profit.

Our Mission

Minnesota Civilian Public Safety Commission conducts activities in the general areas of public safety, crime prevention, housing, and community development. We monitor and create strategies to ensure governmental and police accountability. Additionally, we act as an independent review board regarding matters of public interest.

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