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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


To protect and serve all people 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.


To eliminate vehicle crashes in Minnesota through highly professional service and the implementation of evolving best practices.

State Patrol Core Values

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Courage
  • Honor   
  • Excellence