News and Updates

Two ETI sessions now FREE online (POST credits available)
To ensure more MCPA members and their staffs can access the Association's high quality professional development opportunities, we're proudly launching ETI Online Mini-conference, thanks in part to our exclusive sponsor Schedule Anywhere.

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Agencies Honored for Excellence in Innovation

The MCPA recently awarded the Plymouth PD for its three-pronged (mind, body, spirit) approach to wellness in the large agency category of its Excellence in Innovation Award and the Wyoming PD for its community engagement through social media strategy in the small agency (15 or fewer officers) category. Honorable mentions went to Albert Lea (large agency) for its partnerships with business owners to prevent retail thefts and Eveleth, helping older citizens with special needs live more independently (small agency).

Saluting officers, citizens for goning above and beyond to save lives and serve the community

At its April annual awards banquet, the MCPA celebrated and publicly recognized a range officers and citizens for acting courageously and with distinction in the service of public safety. 

MCPA releases Critical Issues Forum Report

The Association recently held a forum to discuss critical issues facing the profession. The next forum will be held in Ruttger's Bay Lake lodge, June 4.

MN Chiefs release 2017 Legislative Agenda
The 2017 Legislative Agenda was developed over a period of several months with input from the state’s police chiefs, law enforcement leaders and stakeholder groups. Members of the organization’s  Legislative Committee, which is made up of public safety professionals at the municipal and state levels, discussed, vetted and prioritized the agenda.

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Professional Development

City leaders training for 21st Century Policing

What city leaders need to know to be effective public safety partners
May 24, New Brighton Training Facility

Officer Leadership Development

For line officers who strive to be a better leaders in the field and/or move up the ranks.
June 29, Mankato Department of Public Safety
(Cost: $110 lunch included)

CLEO and Command Academy
(October 2017)

Leadership Academy (December 2017)

Executive Training Institute

April 22 - 25, 2018, Duluth, MN

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