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Crime Control Planning Board

Also known as:
Minnesota Crime Control Planning Board
Active dates:1977-1981
Function: The crime control planning board shall serve as the state planning agency to administer the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968, Public Law 90-351, as amended by the Crime Control Act of 1973, Public Law 93-83, by the Crime Control Act of 1976, Public Law 94-503 and by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, Public Law 93-415, as amended, all of which acts are herein collectively referred to as "federal crime control acts". The board shall develop and revise as necessary a comprehensive statewide plan for the improvement of law enforcement and criminal justice throughout the state.

Prior to December 15 of each year the board shall prepare and submit to the governor and the appropriate standing committees of the legislature a report summarizing its activities for the year ending the preceding September 30.
History: The Minnesota Criminal Justice Program, a section of the state’s Planning Agency, succeeded the Crime Control Planning Board in 1981 [Laws 1981 c356 Sec. 65] and has been known by several names, including the Criminal Justice Statistical Analysis Center, Criminal Justice Center, and Criminal Justice Statistics Center. Effective August 1, 2003, the program was transferred to the Public Safety Department [Laws 1st Sp. Sess. 2003 c2 art4 sec5-6].

(Information above is from the Minnesota Historical Society Finding Aid for the Planning Agency: Criminal Justice Program - An Inventory of Its Published Records and Reports;

They also include the following note: "For predecessor publications, see the Governor's Commission on Crime Prevention and Control published records; for successor publications see the Planning Agency: Criminal Justice Program published records (each cataloged separately)." on the Crime Control Planning Board Finding Aid. See:

The 1982 Audit report mentioned below states on page 1: "The CCPB was merged with the Minnesota Department of Energy, Planning, and Development as of October 1, 1981, by legislative action."
Membership: 19 members; 4-year terms.
The board shall be composed of the chairperson appointed by the governor and the following 18 members:
(a) The chief justice of the Minnesota supreme court or, if he elects not to serve, a designee;
(b) The attorney general or a member of his staff designated by him;
© The commissioner of public safety or a member of his staff designated by him;
(d) The commissioner of corrections or a member of his staff designated by him;
(e) A district, county or municipal court trial judge;
(f) The state court administrator; and
(g) Twelve citizens of the state appointed by the governor.
The trial judge and the designee for the chief justice, if the chief justice elects not to
serve, shall be appointed by the governor.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1977-1981.
Record last updated: 07/12/2012

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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