Criminal Activity

If you observe a crime or behavior that you suspect is criminal, immediately notify Public Safety at 651-(96)2-5555. Report as much information as possible, including:

  • What the person(s) is/are doing
  • The location
  • Physical and clothing description of those involved
  • If weapons are involved and if so, what type
  • Vehicle description and license plate number if appropriate
  • Direction of travel when last seen, etc.

DO NOT APPROACH OR ATTEMPT TO APPREHEND THE PERSON(S) INVOLVED!

What Will Happen Next

The Department of Public Safety will:

  • Notify the local police agency
  • Respond to the scene
  • Take appropriate actions
  • Perform a preliminary investigation
  • Consult with police to determine appropriate actions

Reporting Non-emergency Information

If you have non-emergency information that you wish to report, you may do so by calling the following numbers:

On Campus:
Public Safety – St. Paul 651-(96)2-5100
Public Safety – Minneapolis 651-(96)2-4100

Off Campus:
St. Paul Police – Non-Emergency 651-291-1111
Minneapolis Police – Non-Emergency 612-348-2345