Records Unit

Notice: Effective Saturday, December 15, 2018, the Saint Paul Police Records Unit will no longer provide copies of State Accident Reports to members of the public, attorneys, insurance companies or other representatives. 

After this date, to obtain a copy of a State Accident Report, you must contact the MN Department of Public Safety, Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS), 445 Minnesota Street, Saint Paul MN 55101. Phone number 651.296.2940.  Reports may be obtained in person or by mail. The request form may be found at:


The SPPD Records Unit mission is to provide quality customer service to members of our community, our department, and other governmental agencies within an atmosphere of individual integrity and mutual respect. The Records Unit is responsible for the accurate processing, storage, and appropriate dissemination of police report information in a timely and courteous manner, and the facilitation of the effective flow of information within the department in support of the goals and objectives of the SPPD mission.

Members of the public who wish to obtain public copies of accident and other police reports should come to the SPPD headquarters at 367 Grove Street, St. Paul, MN 55101, during public hours. Public hours are:

Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Open Information Saint Paul

Check out our Open Portal for public information on crime, traffic stop and pedestrian crash data before making a personal data request.


Requests for data can also be made online, through our request portal.

Traffic Accident reports for incidents reported  October 31 - November 6, 2019

The cost for copies of police reports is $0.25 per page. Questions regarding costs, directions, and other issues should be directed to the Records Unit main line at:


If you would prefer to make your data request by mail, please send your request to:

Custodian of Records
Saint Paul Police Department
367 Grove Street
Saint Paul, MN 55101

Please include contact information or your request may be delayed.