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April 6, 2017
​ST. PAUL –The tragedy of Joe Tikalsky’s death from a distracted driver in 2015 stretches beyond family and friends. He was a school bus driver from New Prague, and the generations of …

April 3, 2017
The BCA, the Faribault County Sheriff’s Office and the Wells Police Department are investigating a suspicious death in the town of Wells. … ​ST. PAUL — The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s …

March 21, 2017
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating an officer involved shooting incident that happened on March 20 in Polk County. …

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 18, 2017
The officers have been identified in an officer involved shooting incident that occurred in St. Paul on March 15. … Nathaniel Younce - 2 years of service … There were no body-worn cameras …

March 15, 2017
The Ramsey County Medical Examiner today identified a man killed during an officer involved shooting incident that happened early this morning in St. Paul. …

March 6, 2017
​ST. PAUL — From Methamphetamine to prescription pills, drugs are being seized at an alarming rate in Minnesota. Illicit drug use threatens the safety and health of communities across …

March 1, 2017
The BCA released the 2016 Permit to Carry Report, an annual report summarizing data submitted by Minnesota law enforcement agencies regarding applications made for handgun carry …

February 14, 2017
Minnesota schools are some of the safest in the country when it comes to fires, according to a new report released today by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety State Fire Marshal …

January 20, 2017
​ST. PAUL – The Department of Public Safety is recognizing law enforcement agencies in Ramsey County with the Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) Commissioner’s Award for their outstanding …