August 8th, 2018

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April 25th, 2018

Thank you for all that attended this year’s conference. We hope to see you all at next year’s conference.

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June 2nd, 2017

The nominees and current board members include:President: Travis Fisher, Cass County Treasurer: Dan Muggli, Carver County Region 2: Lynette Wellmann, Brown County Region 4: Jeremy Gallagher, Stearns County Region 6: OPEN Region 8: Tessa MacDonald, Wright County

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May 22nd, 2017

The 20th MAPSA Conference took place on Wednesday, April 26th at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel. Thank you to members who were able to attend and a special thanks to our speakers, vendors and award winners! The conference started off with keynote speaker, Lori Eville from NIC presenting on Framework for Pretrial Justice and provided information to agencies to have an effective pretrial agency. She was followed by speaker Katie Schurrer from the State Court Administrator’s Office. Katie presented…

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May 1st, 2017

Mary Ellen Heng doesn’t think a bank account should dictate how long someone spends in jail. Yet throughout her career, the deputy Minneapolis city attorney has repeatedly seen exactly that: people lingering in Hennepin County jail because they can’t afford a $78 bail. “I don’t want to see that as a prosecutor,” she said. “I don’t want someone simply sitting in jail on a low-level misdemeanor because they can’t post. That’s not what the law requires.” For the past…

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