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MCPA News Releases:


Chiefs present Sen. Ron Latz with Inaugural Legislator Recognition Award
For his leadership in devising and implementing solutions to several critical public safety issues during the 2015 legislative session, the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association (MCPA) presented Sen. Ron Latz (DFL-St. Louis Park) with its first-ever Legislator Recognition Award

Chiefs' statement on the Minneapolis officer shooting
On behalf of more than 300 police chiefs in Minnesota, we  send our collective well wishes to the Minneapolis police officer who was shot in Minneapolis this morning, and we hope for a fast and full recovery.

Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association's statement on body-worn camera legislation
We support the legislative effort and specifically Rep. Cornish’s bill to clarify the data collected by police body-worn cameras...

Sen Latz’s automatic license plate reader legislation appropriately balances privacy and public safety
The Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association (MCPA) is grateful for Senator Ron Latz's leadership in crafting legislation (SF86) governing law enforcement’s use of automatic license plate readers (ALPRs) that appropriately balances privacy and public safety.

MCPA's 2015 Legislative Agenda
The Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association has adopted the following legislative agenda for the 2015 session...

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