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Public information police reports

You can ask for public information created and maintained by us.

A public information police report includes the date, time, address, nature of the incident, adult persons involved, and a brief description of what happened.

Police reports are available beginning with the year 1990.

We handle all reports as stated in the State of Minnesota Data Privacy Laws and department policy.

Private, confidential &/or non-public data

We release private, confidential, and non-public data will only as stated in Minnesota State Statute 13.82 on a case by case basis.

We don't release juvenile arrest data.

Contact us for more information and requirements.

Call before you come to our office in person to make sure a report is available.

Traffic accident reports

For traffic accident report information, see the Data request portal.

911 reports

When there isn't a police report you can ask for a 911 Incident Detail Report by completing a request through the Data Request Portal.


There are charges for access to data. See Data charges for public access to public data

For additional information:

Contact the Records Information Unit at [email protected] or 612-673-2961.

Last updated Jul 13, 2020



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