Police Department

Police Department


The Buffalo Police Department provides 24-hour patrol service and responds to all criminal complaints, medical emergencies, and other calls for service within the Buffalo City limits.  Full-time positions in our department consists of seventeen Officers, three front office/records staff.  Our volunteer unit includes nine Reserve Officers. Our office is located just off Highway 25, 215 1st Avenue NE, about one-quarter mile south of Highway 55.  This is behind the City Center Campus adjacent to the Fire Hall and Administrative Offices for the City of Buffalo.  Our office hours are Monday through Friday – 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M., excluding holidays. The Wright County Sheriff’s Department provides 911 Emergency and all other dispatching services for the City of Buffalo.  In non-emergency situations, you may contact an officer through our office during business hours at (763) 682-5976, or during non-business hours, through the Sheriff’s Department at (763) 682-7600. Like us on Facebook!

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Crime Victim Information

If you wish to receive a notice from our office regarding the disposition of a case, please email this request. Be sure to include the case number and Officer information . Click here to send us an E-mail RIGHTS AND SERVICES FOR ALL CRIME VICTIMS

  • You have the right to apply for financial help for losses resulting from a violent crime. This assistance does not cover property losses. For an application and information call 651-282-6256. Outside the Twin Cities area call 888-622-8799. TTY 651-205-4827.
  • You have the right to request that the law enforcement agency withhold public access to data revealing your identity. The law enforcement agency will decide if this is possible.
  • You have the right, if the offender is charged to be informed of and participate in the prosecution process, including the right to request restitution (money that is court ordered from the offender and paid to the victim).

If you feel that your rights as a victim have been violated, contact the Crime Victim Justice Unit at 651-201-7300 or 800-247-0390. SERVICES FOR VICTIMS Wright County Sheriff’s Department 763-682-7600 Wright County Jail 763-682-7653 Wright County Human Services 763-682-7400 Wright County Court Administration 763-682-7539 (Protection orders) Wright County Attorney 763-682-7349 800-362-3667 ext. 7349 VINE (Offender release notification) 877-664-8463 United Way 2-1-1 (24 hour assistance) 800-KIDS709 2-1-1 from land line Crisis Nursery (Family support resources) 763-682-7410 or 800-965-1430 Rivers of Hope (Domestic violence) 763-296-3433 or 800-439-2642 Sexual Violence Center 320-251-4357 or 800-237-5090 Buffalo Hospital 763-682-1212   VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ASSAULT You can ask the City or County Attorney to file a criminal complaint and you have the right to go to court and file a petition requesting an Order for Protection from Domestic Abuse.  The order may include:

a. An order restraining the abuser from further acts of abuse. b. An order directing the abuser to leave your household. c. An order preventing the abuser from entering your home (or a reason able area around your home), school, business, or place of employment. d. An order awarding you or the other parent custody of/or visitation of your minor child or children. e. An order directing the abuser to pay support to you and the minor if the abuser has a court order to do so.

You also have the right to notification if prosecution of the case is declined or criminal charges are dismissed. The Buffalo Police Department provides 24-hour patrol service and responds to all criminal complaints, medical emergencies,

Programs & Services

Do you have a question that we can answer, or a concern that you would like addressed?  If you have a question or concern that relates to law enforcement in general, a law or ordinance, speeders in your area, or any other question or concern related to policing in the City of Buffalo or Wright County, here is your opportunity to get the answer. 

Simply click on the link below, and you can send us your message or question.  An officer will be directed to respond to you during the next business day.  As always, if your question or concern needs an immediate response, please feel free to contact an officer through the Wright County Communication Center at (763) 682-7600.   

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