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October 2, 2018
The BCA is investigating an officer involved shooting incident that happened on Monday evening in the city of Hastings. … ​The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has identified the …

September 26, 2018
While Minnesotans won’t need to obtain a REAL ID for two years, a new driver’s services system capable of issuing them will go live on Oct. 1, 2018. The new system, developed by FAST …

September 19, 2018
A REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or ID card will not be required for domestic air travel for two years, but Minnesotans who choose to apply for one will need to bring in more …

September 14, 2018
ST. PAUL — Riders and motorists should exercise extreme caution this weekend along the Mississippi and St. Croix Rivers as thousands of motorcyclists take to the road for the Fall …

September 13, 2018
​ST. PAUL – The single most effective thing Minnesotans can do to protect themselves in a crash? Air bags alone aren’t the answer: in a crash, a rapidly opening frontal air bag could …

September 12, 2018
While there is no need to obtain a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or ID card for two years, Minnesotans will be able to apply for one next month. Once available, the cost will be …

September 5, 2018
Minnesotans will be able to apply for a REAL ID-compliant card beginning next month, but they will have two years to obtain one if they choose. … The U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS …

August 16, 2018
officers, deputies and troopers from more than 300 agencies will be working extra DWI enforcement shifts starting tomorrow and running through Sept. 2. … Labor Day – No Time Off for Law …

August 15, 2018
​ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Emergency Communication Networks division (DPS-ECN) has received information from the state’s 911 provider regarding a statewide …

August 7, 2018
​ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has identified two officers who discharged their firearms during a fatal officer involved …