Citizen Services

Big Lake Police Department Online Services

The Big Lake Police Department utilizes an online system to allow our residents to access a variety of services online.  Below are services which can be undertaken online:  

Make A Payment

To make a payment for the following items, please click the link below;

  • Pay an Administrative Citation
  • Pay a Parking Citation
  • Pay an Impound Release Fee

Make a Credit/Debit Card Payment

Residential Security Checks

Often times when our residents are away from home, they enjoy the peace of mind knowing a member of the Big Lake Police Department is watching and conducting checks on their home.  Please click the link below to request a residential security check.

Neighborhood Concern - Crime Tip

This module will allow you to pass along information to the Big Lake Police Department such as suspicious behavior, or other information you feel should be passed along to our officers.  It can also be used to pass along information related to possible criminal behavior, or suspect information.

Waiver of Parking Restrictions

Please complete the form below to request a temporary waiver of parking restrictions.  These are often requested for such things as; winter parking regulation exemption, and 72 hour parking regulations.

Appeal a Parking Citation

If you received a parking citation from the Big Lake Police Department and desire to appeal it, please click on the link below.

Make a Data Request

Please include as much information as possible with your request.  While the State of Minnesota Data Practices Statutes recognize that providing information that will identify you is optional, doing so expedites your request.  After submitting a data request, a member of the Big Lake Police Department Records Staff will contact you with any associated costs for processing.  All data request costs are available on the City of Big Lake Fee Schedule.  All fees must be paid in advance of a data request being processed, Records Staff will provide you information on how payment can be made.  Any questions can be directed to our Records Staff at 763-251-2996, or  

Report a Bus Arm Violation

For bus drivers requesting criminal charges of violations.

Request for Ride Along

The Big Lake Police Department fields requests to accompany an Officer on duty through the below form.  Our ride along policy generally limits these requests to; law enforcement and public safety partners, criminal justice students enrolled in an accredited program, and those with a legitimate purpose for accompanying our Officers.  In order to make this request you must be; 18 years of age, no criminal conviction, no pending criminal action, and all other actions in which a supervisor would find unsuitable to accompany a Big Lake Police Officer in their official capacity.

Request for Police Patches

Due to expense and security concerns, we are unable to honor requests for uniform patches or other department insignia by memorabilia collectors. We will be unable to return unsolicited patches sent to us.

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