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Title: Mobile Monitor Permit - Individual
Alternate Title:
Description: Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) - Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA)
Subject: Radio Monitoring
Creation Date: 9/11/2008 2:15:11 PM
Modification Date: 6/16/2020 12:39:33 PM
Agency Name: Public Safety (DPS), Minnesota Department of
Agency URL:
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:
Agency Address: Public Safety, Minnesota Dept. of
445 Minnesota Street

St. Paul
MN 55101

Division Name: Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA)
Division URL:
Division Description:
Division Phone: 651-793-7000 -24 Hours
Division Fax: Division URL:
Division Address:
1430 Maryland Ave. East

St. Paul
MN 55106

Audience: Application URL:
Renewal URL:
Versa URL:

Letter of consent is required from each law enforcement agency the applicant intends to monitor.

Amateur radio license holders and full time police officers are exempt from this requirement per Minn. Stat. § 299C.37

Statutes: 299C.37


Individual Mobile Monitor Permit Application

Mobile Monitor Permit Update Form

Period of Issuance:

Issued for two calendar years. Permit is valid until 12/31.

Length of Determination: Average is 4-6 weeks from date of receipt of application at Bureau of Criminal Apprehension offices.
Other Info:
Activity: Radio Monitoring
License Detail URL:

Mobile Monitor Permits

Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA)

MN Dept. of Public Safety (DPS) MN Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA)

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