The Minnesota Police Officers Standards and Training (POST) Board is considering a new rule for licensed officers that would make support or involvement in white supremacist, hate, or extremist groups a violation of police ‘standards of conduct.’
It’s one of three rule changes under the POST Board’s review.
Any officer violating the code of conduct is subject to discipline, ranging from a reprimand to termination.
Another proposal would require law enforcement agencies to adopt a policy around police responses to public assemblies, crowd control, and use of force.
A public comment period on the rule changes is open for one more week, until Wednesday, July 20.Continue reading