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Bureau of Criminal Apprehension

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Cold Case Assistance

BCA agents and analysts work with local law enforcement agencies on cold case homicide investigations. Agents work the cases in the communities and jurisdictions where they live and work every day, utilizing knowledge of the local community and the latest in forensic advancements to solve these cases.

Cold Case Playing Cards

The Cold Case Playing Card Initiative highlights fifty-two of Minnesota's violent unsolved homicide, missing person and unidentified remains cases that have occurred throughout the state in the past fifty years.

Spotlight on Crime

Spotlight on Crime is a non-profit organization developed to reenergize Minnesota cold cases.

If you have information on a Minnesota cold case or any case, you are encouraged to call the BCA tip line at 1-877-996-6222 or email bca.coldcase@state.mn.us. You may also submit an anonymous tip via this tip form.