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A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety
 

News Releases

January 24, 2020
ST. PAUL — Following four fire deaths since Jan. 9 that appear to be smoking related, State Fire Marshal Jim Smith is asking Minnesotans who smoke to follow some important safety tips …

January 16, 2020
​ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has been requested to lead an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of a …

January 8, 2020
​ST. PAUL — While more Minnesotans are now REAL ID ready, there are about 3.7 million Minnesota license holders who will need to decide if they need a REAL ID or other acceptable form …

January 7, 2020
The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has identified the Waseca Police Department officers who fired their weapons during an officer involved shooting incident on Jan. 6 in Waseca. …

January 6, 2020
​ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is investigating an officer involved shooting incident that happened tonight during which an …

December 18, 2019
​ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has identified the Minneapolis police officers who discharged their weapons during an officer …

December 13, 2019
In an effort to help those who are experiencing homelessness with basic necessities, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) will provide “Care on the Go” packages that will …

December 6, 2019
​​ST. PAUL — The Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) has awarded a second $2 million grant to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Justice Programs …

December 3, 2019
​ST. PAUL — With the deadline to be REAL ID ready less than a year away, state officials are encouraging Minnesotans who apply for a REAL ID to use the online pre-application tool …