Training and Events


Strength & Resiliency: A Tactical Approach to Wellness

 June 7 | MCPA Training Center in New Brighton

MCPA Leadership Academy

August 21 - 24 | Camp Ripley

The Critical Role of City Leaders in 21st Municipal Law Enforcement

September 12 | MCPA Training Center in New Brighton

Officer Leadership Development

September 13 | MCPA Training Center in New Brighton

Meeting MN's New Training Mandates

September 26 | NJPA in Staples

MCPA Leadership Academy

December 4 -7 | Camp Ripley

Advanced CLEO and Command Seminar

2016-17 Seminar Concludes at ETI; next course is targeted to begin September 2018
Click here for the 2016-17 itinerary and learning objectives

MCPA is a leader in training for police executives. The association is driven by the values of professionalism, leadership and lifelong learning, and regard these values as essential to excellence in executive policing.

 Training offered by other Minnesota law enforcement groups:

altPATROL -- (Various online courses all year long)

40-Hour and 8-Hour CIT Training Courses (Various times and locations)



Courses by the St. Paul Police Professional Development Institute


  • Advanced Pistol Skills for Female Officers - May 21-22
  • Low Light/Flash Light Firearms Course -May 30-31, 2018
  • lmore Basic AR15, M16, M4 Armorer Course - June 4-6
  • Elmore Advanced AR 15, M16, M4 Armorer Course - June 6-8
  • Countering Active Terrorist Cells in the Homeland - June 13-14
  • AERKO Chemical Weapon Instructor - July 18-19
  • Domestic Terrorism & Extremist Groups - Sept 26