Court Watch is a collaborative, community-based approach to criminal justice. Concerned citizens partner with police, prosecutors, probation officers, and other resources to promote sentencing accountability with the court system.
Community participation makes Court Watch successful. At Court Watch meetings, Minneapolis City Attorneys, Hennepin County Attorneys, Neighborhood Probation, Minneapolis Police and social service agencies respond go questions and provide regular updates about offenders, arrests, court dats and outcomes.
The community leads and drives a Court Watch by
* Sharing valuable information about offenderws and crimes
* Having input in the criminal justice process, which increases accountability
* Educating judges about the personal impacts of being a victim of a neighborhood crime, including drug sales, weapons offenses, property
crimes and prostitution
* Making communities safer
4th Precinct Court Watch
The Fourth Precinct Court Watch focuses on chronic offenders, habitual burglars and felons in possession of firearms. This collaborative meets monthly to address public safety needs and write impact statements.
Meeting Time and Location
Second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 – 8:30
North Regional Library
1315 Lowry Avenue North
Contact: 4thPrecinctCourt Watch@minneapolismn.gov