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A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety
 

Violent Crime Coordinating Council

​​​​​​​​Purpose 

 
The 2010 Minnesota Legislature established the Violent Crime 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:

 
 
 

Meeting Schedules and Minutes

 

Next Violent Crimes Coordinating Council:​

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 11:00 AM –1:00 PM         ​        ​


Minnesota Department of Corrections, Afton Conference Room
1450 Energy Park Drive, St. Paul


Next VCCC Executive Committee Conference Call:​

Wednesday, March 8, 2023 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM       ​       

Online via Microsoft TEAMS
 
Please contact Kristin.Lail@state.mn.us for Outlook meeting invitation.​​​
 

 2023 VCCC Meeting Schedule

Meeting Minutes

10-12-22 Minutes

8-10-22 Minutes​

6-8-22 Minutes​

4-13-22 Minutes​

2-9-22 Minutes

12-8-21 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. 2023 VCCC Member​ List. 

Reports                                 

 

​Contact: 

Kristin Lail - State Program Administrator              ​           
Office of Justice Programs                                                                                                                 
445 Minnesota Street #2300                                                                                                             
St. Paul, MN 55101 ​   
651-230-3358​
Kristin.Lail@state.mn.us / VCCC.minn@state.mn.us 

 Grants

 

Information on VCET grants can be found here. ​​​​​​​​​​​​