Crime and Safety Prevention

The 3rd Precinct is located at 3000 Minnehaha Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55406, 612-673-5703, FAX 612-370-3880.

The 3rd Precinct is headquarters for Patrol Officers, Precinct Investigations, the Community Response Team and Community Crime Prevention/SAFE.

The 3rd Precinct has one community safety center.  It serves to foster police-community relations by joining police and local prosecutors with residents, local businesses and others to fight crime and improve neighborhoods in the precinct.

Midtown Community Safety Center
2949 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55407

The 3rd Precinct is the city's largest precinct geographically. Its service area is bounded by Interstate 35 W on the west, Interstate 94 on the north, the Mississippi River on the east and 62nd Street on the south.


CCP Safe Crime Prevention Specialist

  • CPS Karen Notsch
  • Sector 2: Bancroft, Bryant, Central, Corcoran, Powderhorn Park, Standish (north of 42nd St. E.)
  • Email:
  • Phone: (612) 673-2856

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