About Our Association

The Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association represents approximately 500 current and retired law enforcement and public safety leaders.  Together, we bring the highest quality police services and leadership to the people of Minnesota

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  • Offers services for its executive and command staff members, elevating the quality of police leadership to the highest standards possible.
  • Keeps members informed through its website, electronic newsletter and quarterly magazine.
  • Is recognized as the voice of police executives in Minnesota. The Association represents its members on legislative, regulatory and community issues related to crime, public safety and law enforcement.
  • Recognizes the exemplary work of the men and women of Minnesota law enforcement through its annual Awards Program.
  • Sponsors the Midwest's largest exhibit of public safety products and services in conjunction with the annual Executive Training Institute.
  • Provides peer-to-peer support for new police chiefs, helping to create the future of professional policing in our state.
  • Has a statewide commitment to small and large agencies in urban areas and in Greater Minnesota.
  • Promotes community relations through activities such as mediation services, guidance for public safety programs, and scholarships for law enforcement students.
  • Is the leader in the education and training of Minnesota law enforcement executives and managers.