The satisfaction of knowing that you are a member of the only statewide organization exclusively advocating for probation agents and supervisors. Effective professional legislative advocacy for probation funding and for the creation of criminal justice legislation which supports Evidence Base Practices in the probation field.
Information, support and training to assist you in becoming a more effective advocate for the probation field services at the capitol. This includes: periodic legislative updates and "calls for action", participation in the annual Capitol Day, and skills training to help you sharpen your message to legislators.
Opportunities for probation professionals to connect with each other through meetings, projects, committee involvement and social media. There are many ways for you to learn more about probation services and the best practices in the profession while also being part of a collective voice shaping public policy in this area.
Free or reduced registration fees for MACPO training/professional development opportunities. While our Regional trainings are held in the Twin Cities area, MACPO provides affordable, high quality professional development trainings around the state.
Current information about your organization through the MACPO public website.
Quarterly E-Newsletter with timely information on current criminal justice trends, upcoming events, trainings, and membership news.
Access to current employment postings on the MACPO website.
A $2000 award to be used for enrollment in a graduate program at Concordia University-St. Paul.
Remember, self-paid MACPO membership dues are tax deductible!