City facilities, including Bloomington Civic Plaza, are currently closed. Call 952-563-8700 for info, or visit the   COVID-19 closures page.
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Bloomington Police Department (Bloomington, Minnesota)

The Bloomington Police Department lobby will be closed to the public until further notice.

Emergency service remains in effect. Call 911 in the event of an emergency. Some Police services are not available during the Governor’s stay at home order. Call 952-563-4900 if you have general questions.

Permit to Purchase applications must be submitted with a copy of a valid state ID, driver’s license, military ID or passport. Submit an application via email to or mail to Police Department | 1800 West Old Shakopee Road | Bloomington, MN  55431. Officers will not be dispatched to respond to data requests or permit to purchase requests.

Accident record reports are created weekly on Thursdays. They list all crashes the Bloomington Police responded to in the week prior (Thursday - Wednesday). Column one in the report, “Master Incident Number,” has the incident number. For most crashes, this is the only record of the accident. Column two has the “Case Number.” If a case number is listed, a police report was done. Visit the Police records request page for more information about accident records and how to obtain the police report for an accident. 

Minnesota Motor Vehicle Crash report form – Every driver in a crash involving $1000 or more in property damage, or injury of death must complete this form. Click on the link for instructions.
"The men and women, sworn and civilian alike, of the Bloomington Police Department are dedicated, professional, caring individuals who deserve endless praise and thanks. Bloomington's future is bright because of the service they give to our community. On behalf of all our employees, I would like to welcome you to our website. Please feel free to contact us with any questions, comments or suggestions regarding our site." - Jeff Potts, Chief of Police

C.O.V.E.R. Program

952-563-HOPE (4673)

Crisis or Violent Extremist Reporting

  • Anonymous help line to report information regarding anyone who is displaying behaviors that lead you to believe they may be a threat to themselves or others.
  • Early warning and intervention system to anonymously report suspicious or concerning behavior that you feel may be connected to violent extremism.
  • A means to anonymously report those who make threats against others and or amass the means to carry out such threats.

More information can be found here.


Roll Call webcast

In Roll Call, officers from the Bloomington Police Department discuss current crime trends in the city. Here's the episode of Roll Call most recently uploaded to YouTube. 

Message to our Immigrant Community

“The Bloomington Police Department is here to serve all residents and visitors to the City of Bloomington. We want to reassure residents that the quality of service you will receive from our police department will not depend on your immigration status. Our department does not participate in immigration raids, and officers will not ask for your immigration status or immigration documentation. No matter who you are, if you’ve been a victim of a crime or witness to a crime, we want you to feel comfortable calling us. We all must work together to ensure that Bloomington is a safe and inclusive community for everyone.” - Chief Jeff Potts