Articles by: MNPEA

Hennepin County Detention Deputy Go Fund Me

Brooklyn Park man brutally beaten was an off duty Hennepin County Detention Deputy.From KSTP TV: “A Brooklyn Park man is now out of the hospital after he was nearly killed in a brutal attack earlier this month. Devon Gray, 23, suffered severe injuries after he was beaten with a metal bat […]

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Hennepin County Detention Deputy Assaulted

MINNEAPOLIS — Authorities are investigating after a deputy was assaulted by an inmate at Hennepin County Jail. The county attorney’s office said the incident happened at about 4:20 p.m. Tuesday. Few details were immediately available but the deputy was taken to Hennepin Healthcare’s emergency room, and was treated for his […]

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Thoughts and prayers to Deputy Wolfe and his family.

Waseca County Sheriff’s Office & Emergency Management Our deepest sympathy goes out to Deputy Scott Wolfe whose son, Sgt. Cade M. Wolfe, was killed during a military training mission over the Mediterranean Sea Friday evening. We are all wishing Scott and his family comfort and peace during this difficult time. […]

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5 Officers Shot Princeton MN

MNPEA wishes the officers a speedy recovery. FOLEY, Minn. (AP) — Five drug task force officers were shot and wounded Thursday while serving a search warrant near the Minnesota city of Princeton and a suspect was arrested, authorities said. Benton County Sheriff Troy Heck said at a news conference that […]

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Legal issues for LEO’s

MNPEA provides legal coverage for our members. During the routine course of your duties you may suddenly find yourself in legal jeopardy. These next two articles show recent issues for local police. The first shows the dangers of being an SRO in light of the new Use of Force Law […]

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MNPEA Remembers 9/11

22 years ago our Nation suffered a horrific attack. Thousands of people were murdered by terrorist. Hundreds of our fellow brother and sister, first responders, police and fire gave their lives trying to save others. We mourn their loss and celebrate their bravery.WE WILL NEVER FORGET!

Happy Labor Day

MNPEA wishes all of you a Happy Labor Day weekend. A special thanks to those of you who will be working it.

Officer killed in Fargo ND was Jake Wallin

The officer killed in Fargo ND was MN native Jake Wallin. Just 23 years old he was from Saint Michael MN. His life was ended by Mohamad Barakat after just three months on the job. The thin blue line just got a little thinner. RIP Brother. httpss://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/officer-killed-2-police-injured-shooting-left-suspect-101305449

3 officers shot Fargo ND

MNPEA is sad to announce 3 officers were shot and one died in Fargo ND. All the facts are still coming in, but our hearts go out to the families of the officers and the LEO’s working in that city. httpss://6abc.com/south-fargo-shooting-north-dakota-police-news/13506079/

Spring Steward Training

We’d like to thank all of you who attended the Spring Steward Training. What a great turnout! We heard lots of positive feedback about our lawyers. We look forward to seeing you again in the Fall.

National Police Officers Week

May 15-23rd is National Police Officers Week. MNPEA appreciates all of our Police and Sherriff’s Deputies. You work an increasingly thankless and dangerous job, but one that is vital to all of our safety. For that we thank you.

One officer and 2 deputies shot

WJON is reporting that “Shortly before 7:30 p.m. on Saturday officers from the Glenwood and Starbuck Police Departments and the Pope County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a home in Cyrus on a domestic call. At one point during the attempted arrest, there was an exchange of gunfire between officers […]

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2 Wisconsin Officers shot

MNPEA is sad to report that 2 Wisconsin Police Officers were killed during a traffic stop this Easter weekend .ABC 13 is reporting that, “Two Wisconsin police officers were killed on Saturday following a shootout with a suspect during a traffic stop in Cameron, according to the Wisconsin Department of […]

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KMSP coverage of Disability Bill HF 1234

MNPEA testified against this bill. KMSP Channel 9 just covered this. MNPEA opposes these changes. httpss://www.fox9.com/news/former-first-responders-worry-bill-to-reform-disability-benefits-could-jeopardize-livelihoods

MNPEA testimony opposing HF 1234

On March 20th MNPEA President Dave Deal testified at the Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement opposing HF 1234. Watch Dave at the 39:09 mark and the following very important testimony of Samantha Steward right after Dave.