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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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Lessons Learned from the Advanced CLEO and Command Academy 2017 Cohort 

Over an 8 month period, 25 law enforcement leaders from across Minnesota worked together to address some of the biggest challenges facing the policing profession today. Click here to see the students' reports and research.  

 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).

No Chief should ever be alone in a time of need

Learn more about MCPA's Peer Support and Outreach System, and sign up for a training

MN Chiefs 2017 Legislative Accomplishments

Two of the Association’s main legislative issues were increasing the reimbursement for police training and increasing criminal penalties on individuals impersonating a peace officer. Both initiatives made it into the omnibus public safety budget bill

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