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July 5, 2017
​ST. PAUL – White-knuckle winter driving may be a distant memory for Minnesotans in July, but the dangers of speeding should be top-of-mind during the 100 deadliest days of summer. A …

June 29, 2017
More than a dozen people were taken into custody following a two-day undercover operation focusing on human trafficking and solicitation. … The Minnesota Department of Public Safety …

June 29, 2017
The BCA released the 2016 Uniform Crime Report. Local law enforcement agencies must report their crime data each year to the BCA to meet state and federal reporting requirements. …

June 20, 2017
The BCA released data from the Officer Yanez investigative file. … St. Anthony Officer Yanez Squad Video … A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety …

June 6, 2017
To help protect construction workers and motorists, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) is reducing speed limits on I-94 in both directions from the Highway 55 to I-694 …

June 4, 2017
The Pine County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an assault which took place early this morning in the city of Finlayson. BCA agents and crime scene personnel are assisting with the …

May 25, 2017
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating an officer involved shooting which happened on Wednesday, May 24, at Bassett Creek Park …

May 23, 2017
The Minnesota State Patrol is looking for a suspect in an early morning shooting on I-35E in St. Paul. … The suspect is described as a black male in his mid-twenties, approximately 5 feet …

May 19, 2017
Minnesotans will be able to get REAL ID compliant driver’s licenses and ID cards next year under a law signed by Gov. Dayton this week. … The law now allows the Minnesota Department of …

May 18, 2017
​ST. PAUL – Looking around, it doesn’t take long to find a distracted driver drifting over the fog line. Many Minnesotans also know that heartbeat-skipping moment when a vehicle pulls …