Telecommunicators Week

April 14-20 is National Telecommunicators week. MNPEA thanks all of our 911 Dispatchers and Telecommunicators for their part in public safety. Almost every emergency response begins with a call to 911. Thank you.

Two Hennepin County Deputies shot

Two Hennepin County Sheriff’s deputies were shot today attempting to make a felony warrant arrest. The suspect is dead and the Deputies are expected to recover. Full Story Fox 9 MNPEA wishes the Deputies a full and speedy recovery.

Corrections 2.2% Multiplier makes Omnibus Bill

MNPEA is happy to report that the Bill to increase the multiplier for high 5 for CO’s in the PERA Correctional Plan has made it into the Omnibus Bill. This is something MNPEA has supported! HF 4081 (Stephenson); SF 4092 (Gustafson): PERA Correctional; Benefit multiplier increase from 1.9% to 2.2% […]

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Officer Diller laid to rest

NYPD Officer Jonathan Diller was laid to rest yesterday (full story NY Post). Just 31 and gunned down by another career criminal. Our hearts go out to him and his family.

MNPEA asks why no hearing on CO seat on PERA Board

There’s been a Bill sitting with the Pension Commission that will add a Correctional Officer seat to the PERA Board, HF4342. It has a Senate companion, SF4464. That used to be enough to give the Bill a hearing with the Pension Commission. On April 2nd the Pension Board is even […]

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Support Bill for CO seat on PERA

There’s a Bill to get a Corrections Officer seat on the PERA Board. MNPEA supports this. It is HF4342 and SF4464. For this to happen it needs a hearing by the Pension Commission. Please contact Committee Chair, Rep. Her at Phone 651-296-8799 E-mail: And the Vice chair on the […]

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2 officers, 1 firefighter killed in Burnsville MN

Fox 9- BURNSVILLE, Minn. (FOX 9) – Several Burnsville police officers were shot — at least two officers and one firefighter/paramedic were killed — while responding to a domestic call on Sunday morning. A suspect shot at police at a home on the 12600 block 33rd Avenue South before 6 […]

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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.