Title: Mobile Monitor Permit - Non-Law Enforcement
Description: Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) - Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA)
Subject: Radio Monitoring
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:15:13 PM
Modification Date: 7/15/2019 4:30:51 PM
Agency Name: Public Safety (DPS), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL: https://dps.mn.gov
Agency Description: The Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) is responsible for the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA), Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement, Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS), Emergency Communication Networks, Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Office of Justice Programs, State Fire Marshal, Pipeline Safety, State Highway Patrol, Capitol Security and Traffic Safety.
Agency Phone: 651-201-7000
Agency Fax: Agency URL: https://dps.mn.gov
Agency Address: Public Safety, Minnesota Dept. of
445 Minnesota Street
Division Name: Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA)
Division URL: https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/bca/Pages/default.aspx
Division Phone: 651-793-7000 -24 Hours
Division Fax: Division URL: https://dps.mn.gov/divisions/bca/Pages/default.aspx
1430 Maryland Ave. East
Letter of authorization from the Chief or Sheriff of the jurisdiction in which you reside.
Amateur radio license holders and full time police officers are exempt from this requirement per Minn. Stat. § 299C.37
Non-Law Enforcement Mobile Monitor Permit Application Form
Mobile Monitor Permit Update Form
Period of Issuance:
Issued for two calendar years. Permit is valid until December 31.
Length of Determination: Average is 4-6 weeks from date of receipt of application at Bureau of Criminal Apprehension offices.
Activity: Radio Monitoring
License Detail URL:
Mobile Monitor Permits
Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA)