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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

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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.

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  Alarm Management Seminar 


sponsored by:




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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

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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.


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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




















Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association Preferred Vendors

Architects, Engineers and Construction Consultants




Contact: Bruce Schwartzman, AIA, Partner

Telephone: 612-339-3752

Email: [email protected]


BKV Group is a full-service firm founded in 1978, providing architectural, engineering, interior design and construction administration services.  “Enriching Lives and Strengthening Communities” is the foundation of our work.  With local offices and national experience our insight, innovation, and collaboration provides successful solutions for all of our clients’ projects. 

Contact: Josh Nave, Account Manager

Telephone: 952-948-1604

Email: [email protected]


RDO Integrated Controls, founded in 2009, is a division of RDO Equipment Co. We provide positioning solutions for customers in the construction, mining engineering, engineering, survey, and landfill industries.  We specialize in GIS, GPS, Lasers, Machine Control, Mobile Mapping, Survey and UAV Equipment.

Contact: Michael Cox, Partner

Telephone: 651-227-7773

Fax: 651-223-5646

Email: [email protected]

For over 45 years, Wold Architects and Engineers has developed relationships with Minnesota Cities and their Police to create effective facility solutions. Wold’s recognized experience in Police, Public Safety and 911 facilities makes us an industry leader. Services: Master Planning, Facility Analysis, Programming, Space Needs, Architectural and Engineering, Cost Estimating and Construction Administration. Visit


Associations, Organizations and Programs

Aftermath Services LLC

Contact: Tony Cusinato, Senior Manager Law Enforcement Relations

Telephone: 630-277-0157

Email: [email protected]


Aftermath Services is the premiere provider of crime scene cleanup and biohazard remediation. Since 1996, we have provided professional and compassionate services to families and businesses after a traumatic event. With locations nationwide and emergency response available 24/7/365, our qualified and experienced crime scene cleanup professionals are here to help.


Bio Tec Emergency Services

Contact: Adam Backstrom, Vice President

Telephone: 651-319-9960

Email: [email protected]

As a Crime Scene Clean-Up Company, we specialize in aiding families and businesses with cleaning/restoration following a traumatic event. We hope our services are never needed, but place a strong focus on responding immediately whenever they are. The majority of our responses are covered

iGovernment Solutions

Contact: Kurt Glaser, Owner

Telephone: (612) 424-5401

Fax: (612) 333-3821

Email: [email protected]


The Ticket Education Program promotes public safety education on the web. Offenders who receive citations for low-level offenses can chose to go to class. Their citation is dismissed upon graduation. Tuition is generally the same or less than the price of the citation. The Program is available on the web 24/7.

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