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Violent Crime Coordinating Council



The 2010 Minnesota Legislature established the Violent Crimes Coordinating Council to provide guidance related to the investigation and prosecution of gang and drug crime.  The council provides direction and oversight to the multijurisdictional Violent Crime Enforcement Teams (VCETs) located throughout the state.


The council’s primary duty is to “develop an overall strategy to ameliorate the harm caused to the public by gang and drug crime within the state of Minnesota."


Statutory authority for the Violent Crime Coordinating Council can be found here:


2010 Minnesota Statute 299.642  


Meeting Schedules and Minutes


Violent Crimes Coordinating Council: Wednesday, August 9, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. CANCELLED

Minnesota Department of Corrections, 1450 Energy Park Drive, St. Paul, MN 55108 – Pung Conference Room, 2nd Floor

Next VCCC Executive Committee Meeting:   Wednesday, September 13, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.         

Conference call accessible at MN Dept. of Public Safety Office of Justice Programs; 445 Minnesota Street, Suite 2300

Next meeting of the Violent Crimes Coordinating Council: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension Auditorium, 1430 Maryland Avenue East, St. Paul, MN 55106

2017 Meeting Schedule



Meetings Minutes


2-8-17 Minutes


12-14-16 Minutes


10-12-16 Minutes

8-10-16 Meeting Cancelled


6-18-16 Minutes


4-3-16 Minutes


2-10-16 Minutes






The Council is composed of 19 voting members, including four citizen members and 15 members representing federal, state and local law enforcement and prosecution agencies. 2016 VCCC Member List and Committee Structure

Reports                                 For More Information






Information on VCET grants can be found here.