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How Do I Get a Copy of My Police Report?

A common step for many victims following a crime is to try to obtain a copy of the law enforcement report related to the incident. Often, victims face difficulties in this effort, such as being told the report cannot be released, getting only a brief report, or getting a report with information blocked out.

The following is some basic information for crime victims about obtaining a copy of an incident report from a law enforcement agency. The laws related to access to government data are complicated.

Advocacy Advocates, Victims/Survivors Minnesota

Last modified: 7/7/2022