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May 19, 2014
​ST. PAUL – Even though most Minnesotans buckle up, 587 people died and 9,739 were injured in the last five years on Minnesota roads as a result of not being belted. That’s why nearly …

May 16, 2014
​ST. PAUL – After 16 weeks of rigorous training, demanding course work and character-building, 38 cadets graduate from the 55th Minnesota State Patrol Training Academy today at Mariucci …

April 28, 2014
​ST. PAUL – Finding victims unresponsive and performing CPR to help them breathe again. Taking chase to apprehend a suspect. Rescuing trapped people from vehicles and buildings. The law …

April 17, 2014
ST. PAUL — The annual “Spring Flood Run” marks the unofficial beginning of the motorcycle riding season in Minnesota. Up to 30,000 riders will hit the scenic Mississippi and St. Croix …

April 10, 2014
​ST. PAUL – The chance of getting stopped for thumbs on the phone will increase as Minnesota law enforcement agencies across the state focus on distracted driving education and …

April 9, 2014
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) will announce a statewide 10-day distracted driving enforcement and education campaign, April 11-20. Media also are invited to …

March 12, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The first death of a motorcyclist in Minnesota this year is prompting safety officials to warn riders about driving at safe speeds and remind vehicle operators to …