Call 911 to report crime Call 911 if you witness a crime or any suspicious activity Your call allows officers to respond to the problem and helps keep your community safe. It’s also the first step in the criminal justice process. The County Attorney’s Office cannot charge a crime unless it’s first reported to local law enforcement. Also call 911 if you or someone else needs emergency medical or safety help. Report a non-emergency For issues that do not require an immediate response, call the non-emergency number of your local law enforcement agency. In Minneapolis: Call 311 Submit an online police report Contact your precinct Contact information for local law enforcement agencies is listed below. When in doubt, call 911.