Police Department

The Monroe Police Department has over 175 years of history and proud service to the citizens of Monroe. Created in 1837, the Monroe Police Department constantly strives to maintain the highest possible level of service. With modern technology and innovative training, the Monroe Police Department continues as a leader in law enforcement.

From its beginnings in 1837, the Monroe Police Department has grown to a staff of 40 sworn officers with 10 civilian support personnel. Civilians are utilized to maintain records, parking enforcement, computers and management of the patrol vehicles.

In 2010 the Monroe Police Department began the transition to a Public Safety Department sending twelve officers to the fire academy.  The first ever Public Safety Officers officially began duty on August 24, 2011. In April 2012 another 13 officers successfully completed the fire academy. 

Emergencies and to report crimes in progress: 9-1-1 

Non-Emergency line to Central Dispatch 734-243-7070 Monroe Police Department business line: 734-243-7500 Monroe Fire Department business line: 734-241-1626.  To report suspicious persons or activity, call Monroe County Central Dispatch at 734-243-7070 to report anything suspicious in the neighborhood. Monroe Police will respond to investigate. Your help is critical.

You can also contact Crime Stoppers of Michigan's anonymous tip line using the Toll Free number, 1-800-SPEAK-UP (1-800-773-2587). 

NOTE:  For a full list of Police Department pages, please select "More Police Links" on the upper right hand side of this page.


Contact Information

Charles F. McCormick IV
Chief of Police
100 E. Second St.
Monroe, MI. 48161
Phone: (734) 241-3300 Central Dispatch
Phone: (734) 243-7500
Fax: (734) 243-7512