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Annual Steward Training

April 17, 2018 in MNPEA News by MNPEA

MNPEA thanks of all of members who attended our annual Steward Training last Thursday.

We look forward to holding this same Steward Training in Northern Minnesota in the near future.

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7 inmates dead in Prison Riot

April 16, 2018 in MNPEA News by MNPEA

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina prisons director says a riot that led to the deaths of seven inmates was a fight over money, territory and contraband.

Corrections Director Bryan Stirling said cellphones helped stir up trouble Sunday night at the Lee Correctional Institute in Bishopville. He says the fights started in one unit and appeared to be contained before suddenly starting in two more units.

FULL STORY

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Thank you 911 and Telecommunicators!

April 9, 2018 in MNPEA News by MNPEA

IT’S NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATOR/911 WEEK.

MNPEA THANKS ALL OF OUR DISPATCHERS AND 911 OPERATORS FOR YOUR TIRELESS LIFESAVING WORK!

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Happy Easter

April 1, 2018 in MNPEA News by MNPEA

MNPEA wishes our members
a Happy Easter

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Assaults up at MN State Prisons!

March 27, 2018 in MNPEA News by MNPEA

Due to a change in disciplinary process with inmates, assaults are up at MN State Prisons.

“A KSTP check of Department of Corrections records for every Minnesota prison facility found there have been 22 reported inmate assaults on prison guards through the first three months of 2018. That’s more than the past two years combined; there were a total of 13 assaults in 2017 and eight in 2016.

Fitzgerald explained why the Department of Corrections made the policy change in late 2016 in this statement:”

 

FULL STORY KSTP

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Thank you Blaine Gaskill

March 21, 2018 in MNPEA News by MNPEA

MNPEA thanks St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Deputy Blaine Gaskill for being the ‘good guy with a gun’ and averting another school massacre.

Truly everyday our Deputies and Officers are unsung heroes and we appreciate all you do.

FULL STORY

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Pension Bills

March 5, 2018 in MNPEA News by MNPEA

There is a pair of new bills this session that concern our PERA Correctional Plan and Police and Fire.

SF2620 and HF3053 For PERA Correctional Retirees the annual COLA will be a floor of 1% with a maximum of 2.5% based on inflation. For Police an Fire the annual COLA will be 1%.

MNPEA supports these bills.

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Goodbye to one of our own

February 18, 2018 in MNPEA News by MNPEA

At 8 PM last night Minneapolis 911 dispatcher Jenna Lynn Bixby was taken from us by a drunk driver. Our hearts go out to her family and her MNPEA coworkers at Minneapolis 911.

 

http://www.fox9.com/news/fatal-crash-on-sb-252-in-brooklyn-park

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MNPEA stands with Fallen Officers

February 13, 2018 in MNPEA News by MNPEA

MNPEA stands with our fallen brothers.

“Westerville officers Eric Joering, 39, and Anthony Morelli, 54, were killed shortly after noon Saturday in this normally quiet suburb while responding to a 911 hang-up call.”

Full Story CBS News

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Inmate Guilty of Stabbing CO

February 13, 2018 in MNPEA News by MNPEA

MNPEA stands with all CO’s who walk the toughest beat!

Kansas inmate admits stabbing female corrections officer