Metro Council seeks public comments on body cams

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The Metropolitan Council will receive public comments on the proposed Metro Transit Police Department’s use of body cameras until January 30, 2020, at 5 pm.

You can submit a comment by:

Hard mail: Metropolitan Council, Public Information, 390 N. Robert St, St. Paul, MN 55101

Phone the public comment line: 651-602-1500; TTY: 651-291-0904

Email: public.info@metc.state.mn.us

Community members can also speak to the Met Council directly during the regularly scheduled Met Council meeting on January 8, 2020, which begins at 4 pm. To register to speak, call 651-602-1500 or email public.info@metc.state.mn.us.

Next steps

Following the public comment period, the Met Council will prepare a summary of comments and responses, along with the final version of the policy recommended for adoption by the Met Council. The item will be submitted for consideration of finalization by the Met Council in early 2020.

For more info about Metro Transit body cam policy, go to http://bit.ly/MetCouncilBodyCam

Printed copies are available at no charge at 390 N. Robert St., St. Paul. Call 651-602-1500 or email public.info@metc.state.mn.us.

—Information provided by Met Council.

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