Montrose Police Department

Police Chief Tom Chinn

“The City of Montrose is a growing community with opportunities in the Montrose Police Department that have the potential for positive change.

Community policing is the direction that our department is taking, knowing that community members are the key to solving and preventing crime.

If you are considering law enforcement as a career you should consider the Montrose Police Department as a progressive agency. Montrose is a beautiful place to live and raise a family." 

Tom Chinn—Chief of Police

About the MPD


The Montrose Police Department is an integral part of the City of Montrose. Under the direction of Chief Tom Chinn, the department employs 38 sworn officers, with a total of 57 employees.

The Patrol Division is responsible for the day to day operations of traffic, patrol, internal affairs, and initial investigations. The Administrative Support Division includes investigations and civilian support staff positions.

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Services

Following are the various units and specialties within the Montrose Police Department.
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  1. Related Pages
  2. Contact Us
  3. FAQs
  1. Community Policing
  2. Emergency Preparedness
  3. Records and Reports
  4. Recruitment Program
The Montrose Police Department is dedicated to Community Policing, a proactive law enforcement philosophy that focuses on building partnerships between the department and the community. These partnerships can be used to improve quality of life, reducing crime, and neighborhood problems. 

Community Services is responsible for coordinating Community Policing activities in the Police Department. These activities include:
  • Community presentations
  • Coordination of community events
  • Crime Prevention
  • Participation in community task forces
  • Traffic safety
Some of the department's successful Community Policing programs include:
For further information contact the Police Department at 970-252-5200.