Law professor Rachel Moran was asked to advise the Minneapolis City Council's Oversight Committee on no-knock warrants following the death of Amir Locke. Moran is a policing scholar, and she will educate the committee on the history of no-knock warrants in Minneapolis.
From the Article: “Part of the goal is to make sure all of the council member, who will probably have some difficult decisions ahead of them, understand what no-knock search warrants are and what Minneapolis has experimented with policy-wise,” Moran said. “It’s tragic that someone would lose their life for the city to pay attention to this issue. The reality is though a lot of times attention happens after a tragedy. That’s not how it should work. It’s past time for both Minneapolis and Minnesota broadly to be proactive about thinking about policing instead of reactive