Maplewood Police Department

About the City of Maplewood, Minnesota

Maplewood, Minnesota is a suburb of more than 36,000 people in the Twin Cities metropolitan area located about 15 minutes from downtown Saint Paul. Maplewood has more than 30 parks and a great trail system. The City also has its own Department of Motor Vehicles as well as its own Police Department and Fire Department. Maplewood has strong schools and a variety of recreational opportunities that add to its quality of life. As a diverse and growing community, the City welcomes potential residents, business owners, and visitors. Visit to learn more.


Our Cops, Your Community

The Maplewood Police Department has joined the Ramsey County Virtual Safety Network to partner with the Ramsey County Sheriff's Office to help reduce, investigate and deter crimes within the City of Maplewood.  Also in partnership with its citizens, the Maplewood Police Department will work to solve problems relating to crime and the fear of crime, with an emphasis on meeting community needs.


As a department we are committed to:

  • Effective, innovative, and high quality police service delivery
  • Communication and transparency that builds community trust and partnership
  • Reduction of crime and livability problems through measured and collaborative prevention and intervention efforts.

Have questions? Contact Us.




Michael Shortreed Police Commander Maplewood Police Department 1830 County Road B East Maplewood, Minnesota 55109 Phone: (651) 249-2604 E-mail:

How to help

Want to assist us in making our community safer?


Join the Ramsey County Virtual Safety Network and register the location of your exterior security cameras.  There is no cost for a citizen or business owner to join the Ramsey County Virtual Safety Network.


To join, click on the Register Now! button above.  After you have created an account, all you have to do is respond to requests for video footage when contacted.






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