Record Requests and Citation Information

Requesting Records

Requests for police reports and other public safety data, maintained by the University of Minnesota Department of Public Safety must be requested online via the University's Data Request Center at:  Please select "Public Safety/UMPD" for Department.

Learning Abroad Students: Information on how to get a background check.

Citation Information

Citation Questions

  • (651) 281-3219
  • (800) 657-3611

Call between 8:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Press five (5) at the prompt for a Call Center Representative.  Please have a pen and paper available when you call.

Several factors, such as the number of cases and the difficulty of a caller’s questions may add to the length of a call; however, on average, call length is less than three (3) minutes.  Peak call times include the first business day after a holiday weekend, Mondays, and daily over the lunch hour from approximately 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Pay or contest a citation

Citation Review Form

If you believe you have received a parking citation in error for one of the situations below, you can request a review of the matter through the Citation Review Form.

  • Contract Parking, hold a valid contract
  • Issued a No-Tag via Parking and Transportation Services
  • Meter Malfunction
  • Reciprocal parking privileges

All other matters should be referred to the District Court: