Trust | Service | Respect

Our Mission: Protect the peace and maintain public safety through trusted service with respect.

About the Department

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The Saint Paul Police Department is a full-service agency led by the Office of the Chief and four divisions:

The Department employs approximately 800 people, including more than 600 sworn officers. In 2016, the SPPD responded to about 220,000 calls for service and investigated about 12,000 Part I crimes.

Federal Trial Information and Updates

Help keep our city safe for everyone during the federal trial

1/12/2022 Police

SPPD crime prevention coordinators offer tips for protecting yourself and your business

Help us keep Saint Paul for everyone during the federal trial by following the advice of crime prevention coordinators.

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Federal trial begins Thursday, Jan. 20, at Warren E. Burger Federal Building

1/11/2022 Police

Downtown road closures and parking restrictions begin Tuesday, Jan. 18

The Saint Paul Police Department has been planning for weeks for the upcoming federal trial. Here's what you need to know.

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Become a Saint Paul Police Officer

Become a Saint Paul Police Officer or get involved in other career opportunities with SPPD.

Step Forward Program

21st Century Policing Report

The Saint Paul Police Department is committed to 21st Century policing.

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Information and Data Requests

Did you know information regarding crime, traffic stop, and pedestrian crash statistics are available online in our public portal?  Check the Open Information portal first to see if what you want to know is already available publicly before making a data request.

Do you need:

  • A copy of a police or accident report
  • Pictures from an accident
  • Video from accident, traffic stop or arrest
  • Transcript of a 911 call
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Last Edited: January 11, 2022