Minnesota Criminal Records

  • Minnesota has 5,489,594 total people (FBI, 2015).
  • Minnesota is the 30th largest state by population.

Court System

  • The District Courts are trial courts with original jurisdiction in all civil, family, probate, juvenile, criminal, and traffic cases.
  • The Court of Appeals reviews all final decisions of the trial courts, state agencies, and local governments.
  • The Supreme Court is the final arbiter of the constitutional rights of the people in Minnesota. They are also responsible for the regulation of practice of law.

Crime Statistics for Minnesota (FBI, 2015)

Crime Category Reported Cases National Rank
Violent Crime 13,319 22nd / 51 (Moderate)
Murder 133 21st / 51 (Moderate)
Rape 2,321 33rd / 51 (High)
Robbery 3,771 26th / 51 (Moderate)
Aggravated Assault 7,094 21st / 51 (Moderate)
Property Crime 121,984 28th / 51 (Moderate)
Burglary 19,299 21st / 51 (Moderate)
Larceny Theft 94,704 28th / 51 (Moderate)
Motor Vehicle Theft 7,981 21st / 51 (Moderate)