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He's one of several black officers taking command in cities where a high-profile police killing occurred in recent years.
Dayton hopes the fund will help remedy police-community relations.
The settlement is the latest in a string of multi-million-dollar payouts that have followed police-involved deaths of African-Americans.
"I wanted everyone to see, that if I died in front of my daughter, everyone would know the truth."
Officer Jeronimo Yanez has been charged with manslaughter and weapons-related charges.
Protests in front of Gov. Mark Dayton's mansion have been going on since July 7.