POST Misconduct Reporting

​​Access to the POST Misconduct Report Database​​​

This website page is for use by law enforcement officials ONLY. 

The form for the public to file a complaint against a licensed peace officer can be found here:​

Minnesota POST Board’s Misconduct Report Database with Benchmark is now live. After initial login, feel free to bookmark the Benchmark link, or create a shortcut on your desktop to the link.​

Using the Benchmark system to submit​ reports of misconduct at your agency provides compliance with Minnesota statute ( This statute requires law enforcement agency CLEOs to submit reports of misconduct, in real-time, to POST.

To log into Benchmark, please use this link:


​Username: Enter your username. 

If you do not know your username, send an email to, and  enter “Request Benchmark Username" as the subject of the email.

Password: The first time you log in, click on "Forgot Password" to create a new password for the Benchmark system. It will be e-mailed to the e-mail address POST has on file for you.  

Setup for Authentication:  In addition to username and password, you must set up an authenticator application on your phone to allow first time, and subsequent logins.  This is known as 2-Factor authentication and is required to access the system. 

The system will display a setup screen.

Download an authenticator app to a smart phone (if you don't already have one).  Benchmark supports Google Authenticator, Free OTP, Duo, or Microsoft authenticator apps. 

Scan QR code from Benchmark screen to associate Benchm​ark to the authenticator app on your phone.

Each account can only be associated with one phone.

Enter the one-time six-digit code generated from the authenticator app.

Name the device as a reminder to the user.

The system will complete the login.

Subsequent Logins:  On the next login, login with your username and password.  The system will require a One-Time Password (OTP) code from the same authenticator, and you will be logged in.​

Further Assistance for Logins:  For customer support or to open a support case, call 888-40BENCH, option 2 to speak with a support representative; or email us at

Other Assistance:  For questions regarding entering misconduct reports or routing reports, contact POST Standards Coordinators. or Michael.Monsrud​

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