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St. Louis County Sheriff's Office provides ...    

  • Accident and Incident Reports: Most Incident Reports are public information unless: it is an active investigation, court action is still pending, juveniles are involved, or information is classified as confidential or private. Learn more about Accident and Incident Reports...

  • Background Checks: Law enforcement is limited by state and federal law as to the type of backgrounds that can be performed on individuals for private, non-law enforcement purposes. Learn more about Background Checks...

  • Event Permits: A Water Event Permit is required by Minnesota State Statute Chapter 86B.121 and is needed whenever an event occurs on, in or upon the water.

  • Fingerprinting: We fingerprint for non-criminal purposes such as adoptions, job applications, identification, immigration, licensing, and so on. Learn more about Fingerprinting...

  • Firearms Permits: All applications for a permit to carry a handgun are made at the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office nearest you. If you live in the jurisdiction of the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office (rural St. Louis County) you make application for a permit to purchase a handgun at the Sheriff’s Office nearest you. Learn more about Firearm Permits...

  • Swim and Bouy: A permit is needed if a temporary structure, such as a buoy or swim raft which does not extend from shore, is left in the waters between the hours of sunset and sunrise. Learn more about Swim and Bouy Permits...