Welcome to the Minnesota Crime Prevention Association’s (MPCA) new website!

If you are a paid member, you will be receiving login credentials via email By 04/28. See the member login page for more information.

Annual Conference preparation

The annual conference is starting to come together.  We have a great keynote speaker lined up.  Check out our conference page for more information.

Explorer Competition Winners

Congratulations to the Edina/ Eden Prairie Post for winning the Crime Prevention event at the Minnesota Law Enforcement Explorer Competition.

See the winning team here.

Employment Opportunity- Elk River Police Department

Position:  Crime Prevention Specialist

Pay Rate:Starting pay is $21.94 per hour (Pay range: $21.94 – $27.42)

Schedule: Primarily Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Will be required to adjust schedule for evening and weekend events, presentations, and tours.

Position Summary: Responsible for initiating and encouraging positive police/community relationships, through crime prevention training and events in both the residential and business communities. Will serve as a liaison for the department by responding to inquiries from the public for information and training. Will monitor crime statistics and crime trends, looking for new and innovative ways to improve crime prevention efforts in the community

Requirements: Qualified candidates will have an Associates of Arts degree in law enforcement or a related field, two years of experience in a public relations-related position, a valid, unrestricted driver’s license and good driving record, the ability to work a flexible schedule that will include days, evenings, and weekends, and must pass a criminal background investigation.

Deadline: Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 4:30 p.m.

Completed City of Elk River application packet is required for consideration. Submit completed application to:

Elk River City Hall, 13065 Orono Parkway, Elk River, MN 55330

If you require a particular accommodation with the application process, please call 763.635.1000.

The City of Elk River is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Advanced Data Practices Training

Advanced Data Practices Training sponsored by the Waite Park Police Department and the Minnesota Sheriff’s Association

June 23, 2015: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Waite Park City Hall

19 13th AV N, Waite Park, MN 56387

$120/ person POST credits: 7

Register at www.mnsheriffs.org under Rick Hodsdon Training

For further information or any questions, contact Randy Willis at rwillis@nullmnsheriffs.org or 651‐451‐7216 x5

Crime Free Housing Classes

Crime Free Housing classes sponsored by Brooklyn Park Police Department

June 9 and September 15: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Brooklyn Park City Hall

5200 85th AVE N, Brooklyn Park, MN 55443

Register with Terry Dehmer by phone or email at 763-493-8277 or terry.dehmer@nullbrooklynpark.org

Media Relations Training

Media Relations training for the first responder

Wednesday, June 17, 2015: 8:00 am- 4:00 pm

Liberty Middle School- Auditorium

801 36th AVE East, West Fargo, ND

$135/person or $125/person if two or more from the same agency

Presented by: Rick Rosenthal

Register by phone or email with Rick Rosenthal at 847-446-6839 or rarcomm@nullsbcglobal.net

Crime Free Multi-Housing

St. Louis Park PD will be hosting CFMH training on June 18th from 0730-1600 at the St. Louis Park City Hall Council Chambers.