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Missing Persons

Law enforcement guidelines require that a reporting person must believe that a missing individual is a vulnerable adult or will harm himself or others before a police report can be taken.

Some of the reasons that a report shouldn’t be made are:

As a concerned reporting person, it is important to understand what really happens after the missing person report is filed:

If the individual truly is a threat to himself or others or is a vulnerable adult, you should go to your respective precinct to make your report unless there is evidence of foul play. Then call 911. Reports may not be made by phone to your precinct. Missing persons also may not be reported to the Police Department by e-mail.

For additional information, call your precinct or e-mail us at police@minneapolismn.gov

Last updated Sep. 27, 2011