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Minnesota State Patrol

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

State Patrol Mission

State Patrol Mission, Vision and Core Values



Protect and serve all people in the state through assistance, education, and enforcement; provide support to allied agencies; and provide for the safe, efficient movement of traffic on Minnesota’s roadways.  Read the patrol's strategic plan for 2016 to 2019.

Vision Statement

The Minnesota State Patrol is a progressive law enforcement agency providing superior service to Minnesota’s residents, visitors, and allied agencies. We strive for excellence in all that we do through the development of forward thinking leadership, technology, innovation, and a quality workforce.

State Patrol Core Values

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Courage
  • Honor   
  • Excellence