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News Releases

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 …

November 26, 2019
ST. PAUL – A holiday beer with a friend. A glass of wine at a family member’s home. One shot for the road. A drink here or there can seem insignificant, but one drink can affect a …

November 22, 2019
​ST. PAUL — Felony drug charges are expected in the coming days for two men following their arrests last night during a Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) narcotics investigation …

November 8, 2019
​ST. PAUL — A Blaine man faces three felony charges for a shooting incident that occurred just prior to an officer-involved shooting in St. Paul on November 6. Alize Jovon Cleaves, 24 …

November 5, 2019
​ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) has identified the officers who discharged their firearms during an officer involved shooting …

October 28, 2019
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans wanting to take the Class D road test will have more than 3,000 weekend appointments to choose from at metro exam stations beginning Nov. 2. …

October 18, 2019
Fall harvest season is underway in Minnesota, and motorists are likely to see large farm equipment on Minnesota roads as crops are transported to markets, grain elevators and …

October 16, 2019
DPS UPDATE - The man injured during an incident last week in Morrison County has died. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner said Joshua Adam Ostrowski, 36, last known Minnesota address …

September 25, 2019
Minnesotans with standard driver’s licenses or identification (ID) cards are strongly encouraged to consider applying for a REAL ID, so they’ll be prepared ahead of the U.S. Department …