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MCPA now accepting nominations for statewide awards
Every day people in the line of duty selflessly serve with honor, professionalism and distinction. Some their actions are so heroic, brave and self-sacrificing the deserve public recognition.

Executive Training Institute Early Bird Registration now open
Several new features are coming to ETI 2016 for both attendees and vendors, including breakouts aimed at small agencies, a commanders day and the new Excellence in Innovation Award

POST Board releases 2015-2020 Strategic Plan

MCPA announces 2016 training and academy schedule
MCPA is offering several new elements in it's 2016 training schedule, including an Advanced CLEO and Command Seminar and an Officer Leadership Development class

President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing Report
"The Task Force recommendations provide meaningful solutions to help law enforcement agencies and communities strengthen trust and collaboration, while ushering the nation into the next phase of community-focused policing."

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CLEO and Command Academy

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Leadership Academy

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Officer Leadership Development

April 7, Staples, MN (Free)
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Essential Ethics for Law Enforcement

July 19, Staples, MN (Free)
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Crisis Intervention and De-escalation

August 4, Staples, MN (Free)
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