Saint Paul Information and Resources
Saint Paul Police Department
The Saint Paul Police Department has opened a command post and has increased staffing based on the situation throughout the metro following the officer involved shooting in Brooklyn Center on April 11, 2021.
Follow our Saint Paul Police Department’s social media accounts for up-to-date public safety information:
Get email and text message updates from the Saint Paul Police Department:
For Help in Saint Paul
911: Emergencies where someone's safety is at risk that require an immediate response from police, firefighters, or medics.
651-291-1111: The Saint Paul non-emergency number. Tips to the Saint Paul police about suspicious activity that doesn't require an immediate response. An example would include reporting a fast-moving car without license plates.
File police report online: The Saint Paul Police Department online police reporting system which allows you to submit a report immediately and later print a copy of the police report at no cost.
651-266-8989: For non-emergency information, available weekdays, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Protecting Your Business During Civil Unrest
Businesses may face increased risks during periods of civil unrest. It’s possible that the safety and operations of your business could be disrupted. The Saint Paul Police Department is committed to protecting people and property during unrest and recommends 12 actions to mitigate risks to your business.
- Make sure employees are familiar with your emergency and security plans
- Make sure employee contact information is up to date
- Install uniform interior and exterior lighting
- Install laminated glass or security film to windows and glass doors
- Install security cameras and train employees on how to use them
- Follow mainstream and social media (@sppdmn) for news about anticipated disruptions
- Remain alert for unusual activity and consider removing and/or limiting inventory
- Consider boarding up windows and doors if you deem it’s the best interest of your business
- Remove loose items (garbage cans, landscape materials) from parking lots and around building
- Reserve employee parking near the building entrance
Insurance Claim Information
The MN Department of Commerce can help you understand your policy and/or resolve disputes with your insurance company. Visit the Consumer Services Center online, or call (651) 539-1600.
Construction Connection to the Community Initiative
Construction Connection to the Community Initiative is offering businesses affected by civil unrest free services. The initiative is also actively recruiting BIPOC contractors and volunteers. Services include:
- Preparedness checklists (in English, Hmong, Spanish, Somali and Vietnamese)
- Business assessment
- Site evaluation
- Connections to BIPOC vendors and suppliers
Twin Cities Community Rebuilding Coalition
Twin Cities Community Rebuilding Coalition offers building materials and consulting services for businesses impacted by the civil unrest. Consulting services include:
- Architecture, design, real estate and/or property management
- Business strategy and operations, corporate affairs, and/or project management
- Human resources and/or leadership development
- Legal, finance, and/or compliance
- Marketing, communications, public relations and/or sales
- Merchandising and/or product design
- Sourcing, supply chain and/or distribution
- Technology, data and/or analytics
- Saint Paul Public Library’s Resources for Racial Healing and Accountability
- Rx Racial Healing | Dr. Gail Christopher | TEDxCharlottesville – In this Ted talk, award winning social change agent, Dr. Gail Christopher, depicts how our collective and individual healing from centuries of believing in a false hierarchy of humanity is the prescription for the 21st century.
- Closing the Gaps Network – Healing Resources