MINNESOTA CHIEFS OF POLICE ASSOCIATION

Minn. police leaders discuss how they plan to lower the increasing rate of carjackings statewide

MINNESOTA (KVRR) – According to the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association, carjackings statewide were up 15 percent from 2019 to 2020. During a roundtable with Senator Amy Klobuchar, state officials said a majority of the people committing them are juveniles with criminal histories. Police chiefs say they want to make sure they don’t put broken people back on the streets….

“Wear the Badge”: Minnesota Needs A Few Good Officers

The recruitment campaign emphasizes the community service parts of police work

ST. PAUL, MN —┬áThe Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association has launched a six-month public relations campaign dubbed “Wear the Badge” to try to increase the number of recruits into the profession. The recruitment campaign emphasizes the community service parts of police work through videos and online advertisements. The effort comes as top law enforcement officials say there is a “crisis”…