Public Sponsorship Program

Our association provides a number of benefits and programs to its members and the citizens of Minnesota. Among them are:

  • Chief Law Enforcement Officer (CLEO) and Command Academy
    for first and second in command in law enforcement agencies: ethics-based executive leadership training;
  • Leadership Academy for training of mid-level supervisors;
  • Representation on state-level public safety advisory boards and task forces;
  • Lobbying of the Minnesota Legislature on law enforcement issues, such as: the primary seat belt law, opposing medical use of marijuana, lesser fines for minor traffic violations, monitoring of gang strike force laws, and opposition of authentic-looking toy guns;
  • Online resources and weekly public safety electronic communication, in collaboration with state and federal public safety agencies
  • Annual scholarship program for law enforcement students;
  • Consultation and mentoring services for agencies and municipalities; and
  • The largest law enforcement executive annual training and exhibit expo in the Midwest.