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
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:
Public Safety – St. Paul 651-(96)2-5100
Public Safety – Minneapolis 651-(96)2-4100
St. Paul Police – Non-Emergency 651-291-1111
Minneapolis Police – Non-Emergency 612-348-2345