The council consists of 15 members:
- the superintendent of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, or a designee;
- the executive director of the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, or a designee;
- the executive director of the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association, or a designee;
- the executive director of the Minnesota Sheriff's Association, or a designee;
- the executive director of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association, or a designee;
- and six community members, of which: four members shall represent the community-specific boards established under section 257.0768, reflecting one appointment made by each board; one member shall be a mental health advocate and shall be appointed by the Minnesota chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness; and one member shall be an advocate for victims and shall be appointed by Violence Free Minnesota;
- and four members appointed by the legislature, of which one shall be appointed by the speaker of the house, one by the house minority leader, one by the senate majority leader, and one by the senate minority leader.
The appointing authorities shall make their appointments by September 15, 2020, and shall ensure geographical balance when making appointments.
As of December 1, 2021, the following individuals serve on the council:
- Senator Andrew Mathews
- Cathy Spann, Senate Minority Leader designee
- Representative Kaohly Her
- Representative Paul Novotny
- Biiftuu Adam, Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
- Erik Misselt, POST Executive Director
- Dave Titus, Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association
- Sheriff Sean Deringer, Minnesota Sheriffs Association
- Chief Mike Tusken, Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association
- Anne Haines Holy Eagle, Minnesota Indian Affairs Council
- Julio Zelaya, Minnesota Council on Latino Affairs
- Nick Muhammad, Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage
- Sue Abderholden, National Alliance on Mental Illness
- Nikki Engel, Violence Free Minnesota
Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report:
2022, 2021, 2020.
Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.