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Minnesota Crime Alert Network

The Minnesota Crime Alert Network is a statewide communications network that enables law Crime Alert Logoenforcement agencies to quickly alert the public about a crime or criminals. More than 7,200 Minnesota law enforcement agencies, businesses, schools and community members participate in the network.

The network was established and its duties defined by Minnesota statute.

If your law enforcement agency would like to host a Minnesota Crime Alert Network workshop, contact the Crime Alert Network office at (651) 793-1120 or

Receive Crime Alerts

To receive crime alerts, please email your request to There is an annual membership fee of $12 for Crime Alerts. There is no fee to receive Amber Alerts. Alerts can be received via email or Fax. Amber Alerts can also be received via Wireless Emergency Alert.


Send Crime Alerts (Law Enforcement Only)

Approved law enforcement personnel may distribute information about a crime or criminals through the Crime Alert network. Personnel must have established a user name and password to send an alert through the network. Personnel who need assistance with sending a Crime Alert should contact the Crime Alert Network office at (651) 793-1120 or