News and Updates

Last chance to Register for 2017 ETI
The 2017 conference will address a wide variety of issues including:
  • The debate on whether officers should watch body-worn camera footage before giving a formal statement following a critical incident
  • The Jacob Wetterling investigation from inception to closure
  • Boosting morale and countering the negative narrative around law enforcement.

Register here for the Retiree Reunion at ETI 2017

Take time to catch up with colleagues and learn the latest in law enforcement trends. Starts with a buffet lunch in the Expo hall Tuesday, April 25 at 12:30

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

Executive Training Institute

April 23-26, 2017 (River's Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud)

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

Using social media as a force multiplier

Maximize your resources with this 21st century communications platform
August 24, Staples

Leadership Academy

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