Minnesota statute 299C.53, subd. 1(b) requires law enforcement agencies to enter information about reported missing persons into the FBI’s National Crime Information Center missing person database. Law enforcement accesses this information to aid their investigations.
The FBI produces monthly reports containing summary data about missing persons from each state. Minnesota’s most recent data are published here.
Previous years’ data is included in the annual Minnesota Uniform Crime Report published here. Data collected 2021 and forward is included in the Minnesota Crime Data Explorer.