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Violent Crime Coordinating Council

Purpose 

 

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

 


                

 

 

Membership

 
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

 
 

                                                                                         Kristin.Lail@state.mn.us / VCCC.minn@state.mn.us 

 
 
 

Grants

 

Information on VCET grants can be found here.