Saint Paul Police Department Manual

The Saint Paul Police Department has published this online policy manual as part of our commitment to transparency. The online manual should be used for informational purposes only. Certain not public data have been redacted according to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, including sections 13.82 and 13.37. The Saint Paul Police Department manual is a living document that is updated and amended as needed, and the online manual will be updated to reflect current official policy. If there are differences between the online and official versions of department policies, the official version will take priority. Please contact the department for official versions of department policies. Thank you for viewing. 

We Want Your Feedback

The department is working to update its Response to Resistance and Aggression Policy. It is designed to provide better guidance and more accurately reflect the way we do our job. We value the voice of the community we serve and look forward to receiving feedback.

Saint Paul Police Department General Order for Response to Resistance or Aggression.

We invite you to review the policy and share your feedback with us here.


If you wish to provide feedback on the online version of this manual, please see our feedback form.