Monroe Public Safety Department - Police Division

The Police Division of the Monroe Public Safety 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. All police officers hired by the Division are sent to Fire Academy.  With modern technology and innovative training, the Monroe Police Department continues as a leader in law enforcement.

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 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 Public Safety Department pages, please select "More Police Links" on the upper right hand side of this page.


Contact Information

Chad J. Tolstedt
Director of Public Safety
120 E. First St.
Monroe, MI. 48161
Phone: (734) 243-7070 Central Dispatch
Phone: (734) 243-7503