Northfield Police Department public lobby closed

Effective Tuesday, March 17 through Friday March 27, the Northfield Police Department will be closing the front lobby to visitors, following CDC guidelines related to COVID-19. The entrance vestibule with telephone access to dispatch will remain open.

Services available
  • As always, in case of an emergency, dial 911.
  • If you need to speak with an officer regarding a non-emergency, please pick up the black phone on the wall or call the dispatch line at 507-645-4477.
  • Animal impound fees can still be paid here.  Please pick up the phone on the wall or call the non-emergency dispatch line at 507-645-4475 and ask to speak with the community services officer.
  • Evidence pick-up can be done by appointment only. Please call 507-645-4477, and as to speak with our evidence technician.
Services not available
  • Applications for MN Permit to Purchase Firearm will not be accepted during this time.
  • Peddler permits will not be accepted during this time.
  • Payments for parking tickets should be mailed.
  • Requests for copies of reports will not be accepted in person. The form can be found online:

Requests for copies of reports form (PDF)

Please fill out the form and mail it to the Police Department. Our records staff will contact you once the form is received.

  • Fingerprint services are no longer available at Northfield Police Department. Please contact Rice County Sheriff’s Office at 507-332-6010 for their availability.