Minneapolis Car Accident Lawyer Resources


Minneapolis Police Department Contact Information:

If you need immediate response after a Minneapolis car accident, you should call 911. To report a non-emergency auto accident to the Mpls. police call 911 or call the non emergency number 612-348-2345. If you have questions about additional Minneapolis police information, their web site for reporting non-emergency incidents is https://www.insidempd.com/get-connected/filing-crime-accident-reports/non-emergency/.

Minneapolis Police Department Records Information Unit

350 5th St. S. Room 31 Minneapolis, MN 55415. Phone: (612) 673-2961 or datapractices@minneapolismn.gov.  This is where you go to request a police reports after a car accident. Additionally, you can also request other Minneapolis Police Department data like crash  reports. However, the request must be made in accordance with department policy and Minnesota Data Practices law under Minnesota State Statute 13.82. Our top car accident lawyers contact the records department in every one of our Minneapolis cases.

How To Get Police Report Minneapolis Car Accident

Public information terminals are available for use in the front lobby during normal business hours. Office Hours: 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday. Closed holidays and weekends. (612) 673-2961.  There are five Minneapolis police precincts where you can go to get your police report of a car crash.

The Minneapolis police 1st Precinct

Located at: 19 North 4th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401. (612) 673-5701 Fax (612) 370-3900

The 1st Precinct’s service area is downtown Minneapolis and is bounded by the Mississippi River to the North and Northeast, Interstate 94 on the West and South and Plymouth Avenue North. The precinct is headquarters for Patrol Officers. In addition, you will find departments for  Precinct Investigations, the Community Response Team and Community Crime Prevention/SAFE Teams. The Mounted Patrol and Arson Unit provide citywide services.

The Minneapolis police 2nd Precinct

Station is: 1911 Central Avenue N.E. Minneapolis, MN 55418 (612) 673-5702 Fax (612) 370-3885

The 2nd Precinct’s service area is bounded by the Mississippi River on the west and south, 37 th Avenue NE on the north, and the cities of St. Anthony and St. Paul on the east. The total area of the 2nd Precinct is about 7,900 acres.

The Minneapolis police 3rd Precinct

Building is located at: 3000 Minnehaha Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55406 (612) 673-5703 Fax (612) 370-3880

The 3rd Precinct is headquarters for Patrol Officers, Precinct Investigations, the Community Response Team and Community Crime Prevention/SAFE. The 3rd Precinct is the city’s largest precinct geographically. Its service area is bounded by Interstate 35 W on the west, Interstate 94 on the north, the Mississippi River on the east and 62nd Street on the south.

The Minneapolis police 4th Precinct

Found at the intersection of Plymouth Avenue North and Morgan Avenue: 1925 Plymouth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411 (612) 673-5704 Fax (612) 370-3878

The 4th Precinct is the headquarters for Patrol Officers, Precinct Investigations, Community Crime Preventions/SAFE Teams, and the Community Response Team. The 4th Precinct provides police services to one-fifth of the city of Minneapolis. Its service area is bounded by the Mississippi River on the East, Interstate 394 on the South and the city limits on the West and North.

The Minneapolis police 5th Precinct

Located at 3101 Nicollet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408. Phone (612) 673-5705 Fax (612) 370-3879

The 5th Precinct is also a facility headquarters for Patrol Officers, Precinct Investigations, the Community Response Team and Community Crime Prevention/SAFE Teams. It provides police services to one-fifth of the city of Minneapolis. Its service area is bounded by Interstate 35 W on the East, Interstate 94 on the North and the city limits on the West and South.

The Minneapolis city attorney’s office

Frequently prosecutes driving offenses including car accidents and drunk driving. Their website is http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/attorney/attorney_index. Particularly in drunk driver car accident cases, our lawyers recommend that clients stay involved in the court proceedings. The website for the Minneapolis victims’ rights department is https://www.hennepinattorney.org/get-help/crime/victim-services

The Hennepin County attorney website is http://www.hennepinattorney.org/

Hennepin County Medical Center

Located at 701 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415 612-873-3000. https://www.hennepinhealthcare.org

Minneapolis Impound Lot

51 Colfax Ave North Minneapolis, MN 55405. Phone: (612) 673-5777. http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/impound/index.htm.

Sometimes people who call our lawyers in Minneapolis are not injured in the car accident, but they just have questions about the damage to their vehicle. Click here for more information about how to get compensated for the damage to your car.

If you are definitely NOT injured, but can’t agree with the insurance company or other party about the value of your car or how much money will be required to fix the damage, you may be able to resolve the claim yourself in conciliation Court – which will accept claims up to $15,000. Here is the link for Hennepin County Conciliation Court. http://www.mncourts.gov/district/4/?page=395.

You should be sure to read the rules carefully before suing for your car accident vehicle damage. You are also welcome to call our Minneapolis car accident lawyers for a brief free consultation if you have any questions.

If your car has been totaled and you are trying to figure out what it is worth, and for other information about getting paid for your car damage, we have a web page on this site that gives you links and general information to help with that. See How Much Is My Car Worth.


If you have been injured in a car accident in Minneapolis, or a family member has been killed in a car accident, call us and speak with an experienced lawyer for a free consultation. Pam Rochlin and David Rochlin are Minnesota personal injury lawyers with more than 25 years’ of experience successfully handling hundreds of car crash injury cases.

A top auto accident attorney will discuss your case with you, answer your questions, and explain your rights. Our car crash lawyers are also happy to meet with you at our office or your home for a free consultation. We will meet with you to discuss your car accident injury case at our offices in Minneapolis MN, St. Louis Park, Woodbury, and Edina.

An auto accident attorney will also meet with people to discuss their car crash cases at their homes in MinneapolisSt. Paul MN, Chanhassen, Chaska, Anoka, Eden Prairie, Maple Grove, Rogers, Brooklyn Park, Bloomington, Richfield, Apple Valley, Roseville, Maplewood, and other surrounding cities in Minnesota. There is no obligation on your part, and never charge a fee unless you receive compensation for your injury.