Police records requests

How can I get a background check done on myself?

Bloomington Police can do a local record check (Bloomington Police records only) and provide you with a written document containing the results of the search. If you need a FULL criminal background check, you will need to contact the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA): 1430 Maryland Ave E, St. Paul  MN  55106; PH: 651-793-2400; BCA website.

How can I look up an accident record?

Click on "BPD Data Dashboard" link on the left. 

You will find an "Accident Report" - This report lists traffic accidents that occurred in Bloomington where a report was written, and includes case numbers, the registered owners/drivers of the vehicle, and the date, time and location of the accident.

The BPD Dashboard also contains a "Crash Report" list - This report lists traffic accidents where police responded, whether or not a report was written, and includes the location, date and time of the accident, as well as the call for service/master incident number and report number if one was issued. Make note of the Master incident number, or the Case number (if one is listed). Include these numbers when requesting your report.

To request a copy of your accident record, follow the link in the "How to obtain a copy of a Police Report" section below. 

How can I obtain a copy of a Police report, or request access to other Police data?

To obtain a copy of a police report or other police data, fill out a Request for Police Data Clicking this link will bring you to the JustFOIA data request page.

Once the request form is received, it will be fulfilled within 10 business days if you are a subject of the data request. If you are not a subject of the data request it may take longer. The report must be releasable under Minnesota Data Practices Laws. The report will be emailed if possible.

How can I obtain my Minnesota driving record?

The State of Minnesota can provide a copy of your driving record. Contact the main Division of Vehicle Services in St. Paul at 651-296-6911 for more information.

The Bloomington Motor Vehicle Office is unable to provide driving records.

I was in an accident with an injury or death or $1,000+ in damages. Where can I get a Minnesota Motor Vehicle Crash Report form?

If you were in a crash (accident) where someone was injured or there was more than $1,000 worth of damage to the vehicles, you will need to fill out the form.

You can pick up the form at any police department or download the Minnesota Motor Vehicle Crash Report form from the Department of Public Safety website. Mail the completed form to the Department of Public Safety. The address is on the back of form. See the form for instructions.