Articles by: MNPEA

Oak Park Heights MCF CO blinded in one eye after assault!

AN Oak Park Heights MCF Corrections Officer was severely injured after being assaulted by an inmate that refused to return to his cell. KMSP 9 is reporting, “The injured officer was transported to Regions Hospital for treatment. She suffered significant damage to her right eye and multiple facial fractures. The […]

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Six Corrections Officer injured in assaults

WCCO is reporting that six correctional officers were injured in separate incidents at Stillwater Prison and Oak Park Heights. Short staffing continues to be a problem at Minnesota Jails and Prisons. httpss://www.cbsnews.com/minnesota/video/6-staff-members-injured-in-2-separate-assaults-at-stillwater-oak-park-heights-prisons/

MNPEA Support WBL Officers

MNPEA stands with White Bear Lake Police Officer Ryan Sheak and all of the WBL Officers involved in the incident where Officer Sheak was shot. We wish him a speedy and full recovery. MNPEA is honored to represent such fine Officers. httpss://www.cbsnews.com/minnesota/news/bca-2-white-bear-lake-officers-fired-back-at-suspect-accused-of-shooting-officer-ryan-sheak/

2 McCleod County Deputies shot

2 McCleod County Sheriff’s Deputies were shot while serving a warrant in Winsted Minnesota. We are happy to report they were released from the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. We wish them a speedy recovery. Full story on KSTP here: httpss://kstp.com/kstp-news/top-news/standoff-in-winsted-ends-after-man-found-dead-in-home/

MNPEA supports these Pension and SS Bills

The new Minnesota Legislature is in session. There are Bills that have been introduced to exempt Public Employee Pensions and Social Security from State Income Tax. Hard working LEO’s and CO’s shouldn’t be double taxed when they retire after years of public service. These are the Bills. We encourage you […]

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Happy National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

November 9th is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. MNPEA wants to extend our thanks and appreciation for all of our Law Enforcement members. You work a dangerous and often thankless job. We take this day to extend our thanks and appreciation for you.

California Sheriff’s Deputy Killed During Traffic Stop

The NY Post is reporting: A California sheriff’s deputy was killed in the line of duty by a career criminal who was then shot dead by police following a wild car chase Thursday, officials said. Isaiah Cordero, a deputy with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, was gunned down by William […]

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Recent assaults on CO’s in the news

Being a Correctional Officer is a dangerous job worked out of sight and mind. Most assaults on CO’s never make the news. Here’s a couple that have. Inmate Stabs Rikers Correction Officer 15 Times in ‘Callous’ Attack: Officials This was an assault on a female CO-DYS acknowledges error, says corrections […]

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Minneapolis 911 offering hiring incentives!

Minneapolis 911 is offering a $1,000 hiring bonus to attract new 911 operators. Details Here-httpss://kstp.com/kstp-news/local-news/minneapolis-launches-incentive-program-to-recruit-911-dispatchers/ This is a MNPEA represented position! Those interested in applying can learn more HERE.

Never Forget

It’s 9/11. Twenty One years ago our nation was attacked.Thousands of citizens and many First Responders including 60 police officers and 343 Firefighters lost their lives that day. Never Forget!

Happy Labor Day Weekend

MNPEA wishes all of you a Happy Labor Day Weekend. A special thanks to our Correctional Officers and LEO’s who will be working the Holiday weekend keeping us safe.

Anoka County Detention Deputy shot

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office is reporting: We remember Anoka County Sheriff’s Office Detention Deputy Richard Legler. During the early morning hours on Saturday, August 9, 1986, Richard Legler and fellow Detention Deputy Anthony Hesch, were on their way to work at the Anoka County Jail. An unknown dark colored […]

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Ramsey County Deputy found dead

Bring Me The News is reporting: The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office said one of its deputies was found dead inside his vehicle this week. Deputy Dallas Edeburn was found dead inside his vehicle on Monday. According to the preliminary autopsy report, no signs of trauma nor injuries were found…. According […]

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Oklahoma CO Killed On Duty

From MSN-“We are deeply saddened to report that a correctional officer at the Davis Correctional Facility in Holdenville, Oklahoma, has died from an injury sustained after an attack by an inmate earlier today,” the Oklahoma Department of Corrections said in a press release. A group of inmates were being returned […]

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Kim Potter Update – Liz Collin

On the latest episode of “Liz Collin Reports,” Liz spoke with a close friend and former colleague of Kim Potter who’s been tirelessly advocating for her release from prison. Take a listen and see the devastating effect the Dante Wright/Kim Potter trial has had on the Brooklyn Center PD and […]

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Off Duty CO shot (ok) while saving lives

NYPOST– Three people, including an off-duty correction officer, were shot during a party at a Queens motorcycle club on Sunday night….The off-duty CO, David Donegan, allegedly spotted another man, Mark Gibbs, whip out a gun and shoot at a vehicle, according to police sources. Donegan returned fire, striking Gibbs three […]

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Felon on probation for gun possession kills 2 cops!

The city of El Monte, CA announced Corporal Michael Paredes and Officer Joseph Santana were killed in the line of duty. They were murdered by Justin William Flores who is accused of killing the two El Monte police officers Tuesday night. He had a previous strike conviction and received two […]

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MN CO’s assaulted during escape attempt

According to WCCO, Pennington County CO’s were assaulted by Eric Reinbold during an escape attempt. Reinbold is in custody after stabbing his wife to death. It all began during routine med rounds. See WCCO link HERE for full story