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Minnesota State Patrol

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Special Assignments

The Roles of the State Patrol

The work of the State Patrol goes far beyond the highway. These special assignments showcase the agency's diverse and important work load and responsibilities.

In the dropdown menu on the left, find more information on these special assignments:

  • Aviation Section
  • Capitol Security
  • Communications
  • K-9 Unit
  • Crash Reconstruction Specialist
  • Drug Recognition Evaluator
  • Public Information Trooper
  • Special Response Team
  • Vehicle Crimes Unit