Data Practices Request

For non-MPD data, visit the
Data Practices Request website.

Requesting Police Data

The Records Information Unit handles all requests for Minneapolis Police Department data in accordance with department policy and Minnesota Data Practices law under Minnesota State Statute 13.82. To make a request for MPD data, or to check the status of an existing request, please click a button below.

Public information can be requested in person and accessed using computers in our lobby during our normal business hours.

Records Information Unit
350 5th St. S. Room 31
Minneapolis, MN 55415

8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Closed holidays and weekends.
(612) 673-2961

It is not necessary to identify yourself when making a request for public data. All requests are handled on a first come, first serve basis. 

Fees for Data Requests

Inspection of data is always free, however, there is a fee if you wish to receive printed or electronic copies of materials and reports. Staff will advise of charges before processing requests for printed or copied materials.

Data Subject $0.10 per page
Flat rate (Police Report) $0.25 per page
Clearance Letter (Notarized and Certified) $6.25 per letter
Notarization Service $1.00 each
Certification Service $5.00 each
Audio tape (interview) $15.00
Copy of “Other type” video $30.00 each
Employee payroll record $0.25 per page
Internal Affairs Officer Summary $0.25 each
Motor Vehicle Recording DVD (SQUAD) $30.00 each
Personnel Record (PUBLIC) $0.25 per page
Statistical Data $0.25 each
Street Camera Video * $30.00 each
Taser Video $30.00 each
Photo to CD $13.00 Digital
$15.00 Original

3.5 X 5 Photo Prints

$10.00 base plus
$0.25 per photo
8 X 12 Photo Prints $10.00 base plus

Public Accident lists are charged at a rate of $0.50 per CCN

*Special rate for electronic information requests of 100 pages or less $0.25/page*  

*Requests of more than 100 pages: $30/hour*

* Street Camera Video over 12-14 days old, the video will NOT be available.

We accept CASH or CHECK ONLY. Please make check out to CITY OF MINNEAPOLIS

For additional information contact (612) 673-2961 or

Last updated Sep 14, 2015