Montrose Police Department
About the Montrose PD
The Department is an integral part of the City of Montrose. Under the direction of Police Chief Blaine Hall, the department employs 38 sworn officers and 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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Public Safety Complex and the Public Safety Sales Tax
Construction of a new Public Safety Complex (PSC) is nearing completion, thanks to a Public Safety Sales Tax (PSST) that was passed by Montrose voters in 2019. Learn more about the PSC project and the status of other public safety initiatives on the PSST page.
Records and Reports
A daily news release is prepared for the media and the information is added to databases that are used by law enforcement agencies nationwide.
Records section personnel assist the public with:
- Accident and Police Reports
- Background Checks
- Bicycle licensing
- Release of impounded vehicles
- Sex offender registry
- Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) inspections
Careers with the Montrose PD
Montrose is a growing community and a beautiful place to live and raise a family. If you are considering a career in law enforcement, or are already a seasoned law enforcement professional, you should consider exploring your opportunities with the Montrose Police Department. As a progressive agency, we focus on community policing, knowing that community members are the key to solving and preventing crime.
Visit our recruitment page to learn more.
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Learn which accidents can be reported online and file a report.
Use our online tool for filing police reports for a variety of incidents.
Obtain current information about the PD's utilization of Public Safety Sales Tax (PSST) funds.
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