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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Following are the various units and specialties within the Montrose Police Department.

Animal ServicesSchool Resource
Code EnforcementSex Offender Registry
Community PolicingSWAT
InvestigationsTraffic Unit
PatrolVictim Advocate

Western Colorado Law Enforcement Academy LogoWestern Colorado Law Enforcement Academy

The Western Colorado Law Enforcement Academy is a State of Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified academy. The Montrose summer POST Academy prepares students to pass all of the required state examinations to become a Certified Colorado Peace Officer. This certification allows the graduate to work for a law enforcement agency anywhere in the state of Colorado.

Classes start May 9, 2022
Application deadline March 14

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  1. Recruitment Program
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MPD Recruitment GraphicThe Montrose Police Department is looking for quality individuals interested in law enforcement as a career, not just as a job. The Montrose Police Department is strongly committed to the philosophy of Community Policing.

We are seeking candidates who are:

  • Caring
  • Committed to justice and integrity
  • Desiring to serve their community
  • Strong in interpersonal skills

For more information about the recruitment program and qualification requirements, call 970.240.1415.

Special Division Opportunities: