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Upcoming Events & Trainings
Come watch Patty Wetterling close out our 61st Annual Spring Conference as keynote speaker. Patty will share her personal experience and knowledge regarding child abduction and sexual exploitation.
Attend our 61st Annual Spring Conference to hear Hasan Davis speak on how he changed his life from a juvenile delinquent to a positive role model to many.
Hasan will be our opening keynote speaker this year at the Spring Conference!
Probation Officer Survival Training: Navigating the Challenges of the Job
Two opportunities to attend this training...see flyers below for more information.
For any questions and registration, please contact:
Neal Huemoeller, Wright County Court Services
Phone: (612) 309-7536
Thank you to all those who attended our 16th Annual Support Staff Conference. We hope you enjoyed it!
Please join MACPO in congratulating the following 2017 award winners:
*Al Reker Distinguished Service Award : Brian "Abe" Abrahamson
*Outstanding Performance Award: Bryan Harris
*Rookie Agent of the Year: Kaylee Henson
*Excellence in Corrections Award: Otter Tail County DWI Court Program
*MACPO Superior Service Award: Evonn Westcott
MACPO and American Probation and Parole Association (APPA) Partnership
The APPA Leadership Institute provides community corrections professionals with a fundamental understanding of leadership within the community corrections area. This course serves those from all different backgrounds and cultures. For more information on what this course has to offer, as well as other information about APPA please visit their website at
Hello MACPO members,
My sincerest greetings from the river city of beautiful Chaska, MN! As I write, I am taking an inventory of, and marveling at, the number of exciting conversations happening these days in the Corrections world! Although very inspiring, they can at times be overwhelming. It’s tough to remember what all the acronyms stand for in this business. EBP, CSAC, TCI, JJAC, T4C, ART, MRT, ICOTS, MNSIRR, MI, MITI, LS/CMI, YLS/CMI, SARA, DVI. TBI, CBT, MI/CD, MNATSA, CCP, MNCOSA, MINNCOR…….. and the list goes on……. Implement this, evaluate that, coach this, quality control that. The only effective way to wrap our heads around all these concepts happening simultaneously is to hit them head on, through training, collaboration, and networking. Our MACPO organization continues to be in the thick of it all, providing quality training, collaborating with other organizations, effectively communicating with our members, and being integrally involved in the legislative process by communicating our platform to the people who can effect change at the state level. As we look forward to our 2018 Spring Conference at lovely Breezy Point Resort, we are reminded of just how busy we are, implementing programming for those on probation to our agencies that is proven to be effective in fostering behavior change. To the extent possible, our Training and Education committee will be addressing these interventions at regional training opportunities as well as the Spring Conference.
As MACPO President, I would like to thank all of our committee members for working hard to bring quality service to our members. We encourage you, our members, to spread the word about MACPO…..and of course, we hope for great attendance at our Spring Conference! Thank you and may you all have a great, short, rest of the winter! See you this Spring!
Director, Carver County Court Services
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