Police Reports

Public data can be accessed by presenting a request in person at the Edina Police Department during normal business hours.

To obtain a copy of an Edina Police report, print the “Document Request” form and submit it in person to Edina Police Department at 4801 W. 50th Street, Edina, MN 55424. Requests will be processed in the order they are received unless a specific time is indicated. Normal turnaround time is one to five days. There is no charge for the first 10 pages, thereafter 25 cents per page.

State and Federal laws regulate the release of law enforcement data. Keep in mind the following classifications when you are requesting information. Only the public information will be released unless you qualify as the subject of the data.

Government information is classified as either Public, Private or Confidential information.

Public data can be accessed by presenting a request in person at the Edina Police Department during normal business hours. You will need to supply pertinent information such as date, time, or address, and/or case number of the report information you are requesting. Please remember that all information on a report is not public information. You will be given only the information that is public.

Private data can be accessed only by the person who is the subject of the data. There may be some information in a report that is public, but only the subject of the data can receive the rest of the information. Private data can be accessed by presenting a request and showing your identification at the front counter of the Police Department.

Confidential data can only be accessed by persons specifically authorized.



Accident Report

There are two types of reports regarding an accident:

  • A citizen’s report is the state report form filled out by the individual(s) involved in the accident. It is sent to Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS). A copy of this report can be accessed through the DVS website or in the lobby of the Edina Police Department.
  • An accident report may be completed by the law enforcement agent present at the accident scene. A copy of this report can be obtained by applying at the Police Department in person with a valid ID between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

All accident reports are private information and only available to those (1) involved in the accident, any representative of the individual's estate, the surviving spouse, one or more surviving next of kin, or a trustee appointed by the court; (2) any other person injured in person, property, or means of support, or who incurs other pecuniary loss of virtue of the accident. Requests by those representing or insuring individuals of the accident must be in writing and contain the accident information and name of the person they are representing or insuring.

Police Department

4801 W. 50th Street
Edina, MN 55424

Mail@EdinaMN.gov
General: 952-826-1610
Emergency: 911

Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

© 2017 City Of Edina, Minnesota