Minneapolis Police Department Data Practices Request

This is a formal request to us for access to our data under the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 13.

To get data held by the City of Minneapolis complete the data request form or call 311. Requests are not accepted by fax or mail.

For special accommodations to request data, call  311 or email [email protected].

Your request must be clear so city staff can do a meaningful search. Include as much information as you can. Try to include  case numbers, date ranges, addresses, names, etc . We may contact you with questions to better understand your request.

When you ask for someone else's data, we might need a letter or release form signed by them that says we can release their private data to you.  At this time, we don't have a way to include attachments with on-line data request below.  We will contact you when we need an authorization form.

By clicking submit I agree to the following terms:

  • I understand that the City is under no obligation to create a document to satisfy my request if no such data exists.
  • Inspection of data is free. However, the City may charge for physical or electronic copies of data provided to a requestor.
  • The City may redact or withhold not public information from the requestor. In such instances, the statutory basis for such actions will be provided.


Last updated May 1, 2019



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