MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Executive Committee of the Minneapolis City Council finalized Wednesday the severance package for former Minneapolis police chief Janee Harteau.
Under the proposal, Harteau would get nearly $183,000 and 12 months of COBRA health benefits in exchange for a release of any claims.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine For Younger Kids 'Would Be Absolute Relief' For Families With Immunocompromised Members
Mayor Betsy Hodges asked Harteau to resign after a Minneapolis police officer shot and killed Justine Damond in July. The former chief was heavily criticized for not immediately returning from vacation to address the shooting.READ MORE: Looking To Trade In Your Old Vehicle? Now May Be The Best Time Ever To Do So
A clause in Harteau’s severance agreement initially barred her from saying anything negative about Hodges. That clause was removed Wednesday.MORE NEWS: Minnesotan Reyel Simmons Charged With Impersonating Homeland Security Agent On TikTok
The full city council vote on the severance proposal will take place next week.