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Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Breath Testing Program

The Breath Testing section trains law enforcement personnel in breath-alcohol testing procedures, evaluates and maintains breath-alcohol testing instruments and provides expert testimony for Implied Consent and DWI cases.

Contact us at (651) 793-2777 or bca.breathtest@state.mn.us


 Breath Test Resources

Approved PBT’s – Minnesota Rules 7501.0900 List of Approved Screening Devices

Current Breath Testing Instrument Locations

DMT Features

NOTE: Replacement DMT mouthpiece information is located in Appendix 9 of the DMT Operator Training Manual

FAQ Sheet for MN BCA DMT Breath Tests

DMT Operators: In the event that data is incorrect on the printed test record, complete the Data Correction Form and email it to bca.breathtest@state.mn.us or fax it to (651) 793-2778.

DMT Usage and Maintenance Report


1430 Maryland Avenue East

St. Paul, MN 55106

Include with the request:
  • Copy of test record


  • Subject's Name

  • Date of Test

  • Instrument Serial Number

  • Audit ID Number

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