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Minnesota State Patrol

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

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Best Looking Cruiser Contest

We need your help! Voting is now underway for the “Best Looking Cruiser” contest. We are proud of our squads and the difference our troopers make every day on Minnesota roads. Help us take home the honor of best cruiser this year by voting at can vote through Aug. 3!




Extra Speed Patrols

  • Preliminary reports show 234 people have died on Minnesota roads so far in 2021 compared with 181 this time last year. Of the 234 deaths, 88 are speed-related. That's 37.5 percent of all traffic fatalities.
  • The 88 speed-related fatalities through July 22 compares with:
    • 58 in 2020
    • 28 in 2019
    • 56 in 2018
    • 48 in 2017
  • Through July 15, troopers have written 47,083 speed citations with 682 tickets for going 100 mph or more so far this year.
  • Extra speed patrols now on Minnesota roads through July 31.

DWI All-Stars Recognized

Four MSP troopersCongratulations to our nine Minnesota State Troopers for making the 2021 DWI All-Star team.

Each year, this group of dedicated officers, deputies, troopers and prosecutors make up a “DWI All-Star" team, going above and beyond to get impaired motorists off the road.

The 61 DWI All-Stars were recognized for their efforts at a Minnesota Twins game.​

​In all,  2021 DWI All-Star team made 3,749 arrests in 2020.​​DWI All-Stars at Target Field