Site Content

Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association On-line Vendors

Radar/Speed Tracking Equipment

Law Enforcement Vendors



Odyssey Battery




Contact: Warren Twiehaus, Sales Engineer

Telephone: 612-751-6561

Fax: 763-557-2826

Email: [email protected]

Odyssey Battery is the "True Dual Performance Battery" that exceeds the electrical requirements of today's squads giving dependable, long life. 







Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association
Second Annual Black Tie Gala




DIRECTIONS  Brooklyn Park, MN 


Purchase tickets online

Hotel Block

Auction prize list

Contact Us


Reuben-main_minimzed.gif Police_Chief_Prize_01_minimized.jpg

Music by Reuben Ristrom. Law enforcement-related items and other Minnesota entertainment, leisure and products.
Click for prizes at-a-glance. More coming!




From a returning guest: "Last year I went to the Gala because I felt it was the right thing to to. I had such a good time, that this year I'm going because I really want to go!"


5:30 p.m. social  and silent auction

7:00 dinner

8:00 live auction

Hosts from KSTP-TV
"Twin Cities Live"

John Hanson and Elizabeth Ries


TCL_JOHN_hanson_minimized.jpg       TCL_elizabeth_ries_minimized.jpg


Twin Cities Live airs weekdays from 3-4pm on 5 Eyewitness News

Also benefiting MCPA law enforcement sholarships, youth essays and executive training programs.


The Blue Pages is a directory of attorneys that specialize in DWI/DUI, traffic violations, and all criminal matters. The Blue Pages Directory is distributed free of charge to Law Enforcement, statewide, where it is placed in the booking areas of the jails. The Blue Pages is a useful tool to expedite the booking procedures for Minnesota's Police Officers.    

Comcast r-w on black 1-18-07_minimized.jpg

Comcast is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communication products and services. With more than 600,000 customers in 113 communities throughout the Twin Cities, Greater Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. Comcast, whose local headquarters offices are located in St. Paul, employs more than 1,900 local residents.



G4S is the world's leading international security solutions group. In the United States, we leverage our global experience to provide our clients with the best security solutions in the industry.


From risk assessment to design and delivery, we work in partnership with governments, small businesses and large organizations to provide integrated solutions to today's security challenges.


Freemasonry is the oldest and the largest fraternal order in the world. It is a universal brotherhood of men dedicated to serving God, family, country and fellowman. For over 157 years, Masonry has played an important part in the social order of Minnesota. We are men who choose to emphasize what brings us together, not what may separate us. For more information we invite you to visit


Hub-Data911, a leader in mobile computing for over 26 years, is a one-stop shop for all your mobile computing needs. Our suite of products provides a vehicle area network consisting of:  in-car, airbag compliant mobile computer systems, in-car cameras with live-streaming video, license plate recognition, and low-cost, maintenance-free, web-hosted AVL for your entire fleet.  Because we are the original developer of the hardware and software, one call provides complete technical support for all our products.

At Mall of America®, safety is a top priority. The Security Department is staffed with more than 100 highly trained personnel. These officers patrol the interior and exterior of the mall on foot and on bicycle, while the plain-clothes special operations unit focuses on mitigation.


Mall of America Security is a nationally recognized department that prides itself on its higher-calliber officers, training, and forward-thinking attitude.



The mission-critical communications core is the starting point for any public safety communications system designed to deliver uncompromising voice services, providing a lifeline to first responders. Leveraging our rich history serving public safety for over 75 years, Motorola is leading the way to a new generation of public safety solutions, through interoperability, advanced devices, video security, integrated command,workforce mobility and mobile broadband.



The objectives of Region IV Chiefs of Police Association shall be to advance the science and art of police services; to develop and disseminate improved administrative, technical and operational practices and promote their use in police work; to foster police cooperation and the exchange of information and experience among police administrators through the State of Minnesota; to bring about recruitment and training in the police profession of qualified persons, and to encourage adherence of all police officers to high professional standards of performance and conduct.  

Other sponsors:


 Marathon Petroleum Company


Donations of $1,000 each  


in beautiful Playa del Coco, COSTA RICA

BRAND NEW 3-bedroom, 2-bath CONDO, one blk from beach

View Property

Donor: Ron and Julie Sager

Value = $1,200 (does not include air fare)



2 Indoor Club Seats to a selected game; 2 Gopher Jackets – limited sizes; VIP Parking Pass, Private Entrance Complementary: Pre-game Snacks, buffet/dessert, Gopher Dog Bar, Beverage Service

Donors: A. Paul and Lorri T. Monteen

Value = $750



Set of cedar chairs and end table hand-crafted by Fairmont Retired Chief Butch Thiel;

 Donor: Retired Chief Butch Thiel

Value = $425 for set





About Our Association

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

Click here to visit to MCPA Foundation
  • 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.

MN Chiefs Logo color_jpeg_minimized.jpg 

  Alarm Management Seminar 


sponsored by:




 MNESTA.jpg                 Security Industry Alarm Coalition.jpg


Is your policy effective?  Do you have chronic alarm abusers? Are you concerned with officer safety responding to false alarms? 







Next Seminar


Contact [email protected] to schedule a seminar in your area.






Components of a successful alarm management 


  • Require Registration
  • Require Basic Call Verification and multi-call verification
  • Include meainful fines
  • Educate users





Alarm Management  Resources for Law Enforcement: 


Model Ordinance*

Enhanced Call Resolution

  • Customizable Brochure - coming soon! *
  • Sample Registration Form-coming soon
  • No-cost Consultant available
  • Assistance with City Council meetings


*log-in required

This seminar is presented by respresentatives

from the law enforcement and alarm industry. 


The Alarm Management seminar will allow participants to learn effective strategies to dramatically reduce false alarms, and will be given model policy and sample ordinances that are ready-to-use, without draining department staff time, or resources.


Representatives from the alarm industry will provide valuable information  regarding new technology in the alarm security industry and how it effects law enforcement.


Class Curriculum (2 POST Credits)


No cost for training.  Lunch provided.


Questions:  Contact Ann at 1-800-377-4058, 651-457-0677 or [email protected]



Alarm Management Seminar

held January, 2010 at Gustavous College in Saint Peter, Minnesota

Alarm Management Training  Jan 2010.JPG

Alarm Management Committee members:


Law Enforcement:

Chief Scott Knight, Chaska PD

Chief Matt Peters, Saint Peter PD

Chief Rodney Seurer, Savage PD

Sheriff Dean Albers, Goodhue County


Alarm and Security Industry:

Guy Adams, Heartland Security,                                

Tim Davis, People’s Security Company,                               

Wendy Makousky, WH International Response

Glen Mowrey, Chief Deputy (Ret), Charlotte-Mecklenburg (NC) PD; SIAC


Ex-Officio - Harlan Johnson, Executive Director of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association

SIAC Representative and Retired Deputy Chief Glen Mowrey stresses the importance of meaningful fines at the seminar.


Alarm Management Training - Mowrey Jan 2010.JPG

The Alarm Management Committee works to:


  • Reduce Dispatches
  • Educate All Parties
  • Share Information
  • Promote/Support Effective Ordinances
  • Support Measures to Help Recover Costs to Law Enforcement



















<< first < Prev 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 Next > last >>

Page 107 of 116