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Past Media Statements from the MPPOA: 

June 13, 2024 - Minnesota’s Police Association announces annual awards of “Officer of the Year” and “Legislators of the Year” 

June 2, 2024 - MN Police Association on charges dropped against State Patrol Trooper Ryan Londregan

May 31, 2024 - Official donation platform announced to benefit the family of fallen Minneapolis Officer Jamal Mitchell

May 30, 2024- Statement from Police Association on Shooting and Death of Minneapolis Officer

May 23, 2024 - MN Police Association: Another expert departs from prosecution of Londregan. Why in the world does this continue? 

April 30, 2024 - MN Police Association: Moriarty given blank check to prosecute police

April 22, 2024 - MN Police Association statement on Woodbury incident where suspect violently threatened officers

April 16, 2024 - New Information Reveals Trooper Londregan Acted Lawfully to Save the Life of His Partner. Police Association expands request for Walz to reassign case

March 27, 2024 - MPPOA releases 2024 membership survey results. Results show beliefs and concerns of public safety officers in Minnesota

March 2, 2024 - STATEMENT on yesterday’s shooting in St. Paul at a Ramsey County Sheriff’s Deputy

February 20, 2024 - RELEASE: Official donation platform announced to benefit the families of Burnsville’s fallen heroes

February 18, 2024 - STATEMENT: Minnesota’s police association on shooting and death of law enforcement and first responder in Burnsville

January 24, 2024 - STATEMENT from Minnesota Police Association on State Trooper Charges in Death of Ricky Cobb

December 6, 2023 - Maple Grove police officer dragged 40 yards by repeat felon, yet Hennepin Co. Attorney’s Office declines to charge as assault on police officer

October 23, 2023 - MN Police Association on Rejection of Braveheart Plea Deal

September 29, 2023 - Further SRO update from MPPOA | Letter to Members

September 19, 2023 - MN Police Association response to Hennepin Co. Attorney’s statement on receiving Ricky Cobb investigation file

September 13, 2023 - Law enforcement and school leaders: we will keep pushing for a special session on SROs

August 10, 2023 - Letter from MPPOA to Gov. Walz re: Cobb mtg

April 17, 2023 - Official donation platform announced to benefit the family of Pope County Deputy Josh Owen

April 16, 2023 - Minnesota’s police association and local police union on shooting of three law enforcement officers in Pope County, and death of Pope Co. Deputy Joshua Owen

April 6, 2023 - MN Police Association thanks Governor and Attorney General for intervening to justly prosecute the McKeever murder in Hennepin County

March 28, 2023 - MN Police Association calls for immediate state intervention to justly prosecute the McKeever murder in Hennepin County

March 4, 2023 - MN Police Association comment on Stillwater crime scene and officer involved shooting

February 23, 2023 - MN Police Association to hold 40th Annual Legislative Conference in Duluth

February 20, 2023 - MN Police Association comment on threats to Rep. Craig

November 4, 2022 - Minnesota Police Association on “Defund the Police” campaign funding effort in Hennepin County

February 18, 2022 - MPPOA Reacts to Sentencing of Former Police Officer Kim Potter

February 16, 2022 - MPPOA on Upcoming Sentencing of Former Police Officer Kim Potter

January 13, 2022 - State’s police association weighs in on MN Sentencing Guidelines Commission proposal

November 28, 2021 -Brooklyn Center police union and Minnesota police association urge Brooklyn Center: Vote NO on defunding police

November 4, 2021 - Minnesota’s police association endorses Cicely Davis, challenger to Congresswoman Ilhan Omar - MPPOA makes first endorsement in 2022 election cycle 

November 2, 2021 - State’s police association responds to Minneapolis vote on defunding police

September 22, 2021 - MPPOA on Hennepin County Attorney’s decision not to prosecute felony assault cases regarding spitting on police officers

August 13, 2021 - Reaction from Minnesota law enforcement on today’s court decision ruling in their favor on deadly force lawsuit

August 8, 2021 - MPPOA on Ramsey County Attorney’s decision not to prosecute felony cases

August 2, 2021 - Letter to the City of Bloomington regarding Back the Blue events

July 2, 2021 - Deadly Force Lawsuit Release

June 13, 2021 - MPPOA Police Officer of the Year

April 27, 2021 - U of M Student leader advocates for illegal actions of disrupting and impending UMPD

April 12, 2021 - MPPOA Statement on Brooklyn Center Officer Involved Shooting

March 29, 2021 - Mid-Session Legislative Update

March 4, 2021 - View the Virtual Legislative Conference 

February 10, 2021 - Arik and Megan Matson Go Fund Me

February 9, 2021 - U of M student posts false account of police encounter on social media - then campaigns for “accountability”

January 14, 2020 -  Sen. Jasinski, Rep. Petersburg introduce bill increasing penalties for attempted murder of police

November 18, 2020 - Check of funds raised, along with new accessible vehicle, given to Waseca Officer Arik Matson and family

October 30, 2020 - Letter to Walz on offensive elementary book

October 29, 2020 - MPPOA announces full list of 2020 candidate endorsements 

October 27, 2020 - MPPOA announces endorsement of Kistner for Congress

October 23, 2020 - MPPOA Letter to Governor Walz

October 22, 2020 - MPPOA statement on today’s MN Senate hearing on Lawlessness Report

September 29, 2020 - MPPOA statement on mismanagement of COVID-19 data at the expense of first responders

September 7, 2020 Letter to Melissa Hortman

July 19, 2020 Councilmember Ellison's false claims of police

July 13, 2020 MPPOA statement on Darrius Strong video and police detainment

June 26, 2020 MPPOA statement on today's Minneapolis City Council vote to remove "police department"

June 18, 2020 MPPOA statement on proposed arbitration changes