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March 21, 2017
​ST. PAUL — To help law enforcement improve sex trafficking investigations, the Department of Public Safety Office of Justice Programs (DPS-OJP) recently awarded eight Sex Trafficking …

March 16, 2016
A sudden spike in suspected heroin-related deaths is cause for alarm, and speaks to a bigger problem across the state. … Law enforcement agencies are reporting suspected heroin overdoses …

March 25, 2015
​ST. PAUL –The Stearns County Attorney’s Office today charged two men with third degree murder in connection with a marijuana wax manufacturing operation that resulted in an explosion …

December 19, 2014
Department of Public Safety Commissioner Mona Dohman has appointed Lisa Eder, Kimberly Lund Voss, Amy Christiansen and Dr. Steven Kiester to the Minnesota Crime Victims Reparations …

October 15, 2014
​ST. PAUL, Minn. — Human trafficking convictions in Minnesota more than doubled from 2012 to 2013 according to a new report from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of …

March 12, 2014
The steady decline of juvenile crime in Minnesota can partly be attributed to years of new legislation and funding, as well as shifting economic factors … The Back to the Future: Volume …