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The Pathway to Policing grants support programs to encourage persons with nontraditional backgrounds to consider law enforcement careers. Law enforcement agencies may apply for reimbursement grants to receive up to 50 percent of the cost of compensating and training participants. Applications must be submitted via e-grants by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12.
Law enforcement and victim advocates can’t predict when tragedy will strike but being prepared can make all the difference in the world. Officers and victims from the 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attack recently came to Minnesota to talk about lessons learned from that tragedy. The Minnesota State Association of Narcotics Investigators along with the Department of Public Safety’s Office of Justice Programs invited the speakers to Minnesota in hopes of better preparing first responders and victim advocates.
The Minnesota Victim Assistance Academy (MNVAA) is a series of comprehensive, academically based trainings to build the capacity of victim assistance providers, victim advocates, law enforcement, criminal justice and other professionals who work with victims of crime. The first of the three-track training is being offered this fall: October 10-12, 2018 & November 14-16, 2018Registration Information can be found here.