The Monticello Police Department is visible. We're responsive and involved in the community. We take great pride in our department and our individual efforts to make Monticello a safe community. A strong, healthy police-community relationship is essential to achieve the level of safety we all want.  Our Department's priority is getting aggressive in combating the serious criminal elements and maintaining a proactive and professional enforcement approach.  In doing so, this agency constantly tries to equip itself in modern training, updated equipment, physical training and preparing for the serious incidents.  This agency also networks with other Departments in the area for the purposes of training, education and sharing information.  This Department is a professional organization; however, we maintain approachability for citizens and youth.

The City of Monticello Police Department employs 12 Full Time Officers and 3 Part-Time Officers

Specialists: Firearms Instructor, Crime Scene Tech, Emergency Vehicle Operations Control, Accident Reconstruction Specialist, Drug Recognition Evaluator, Defensive Tactics, and 12 Certified Breath Test Operators.

Police Department
Randy Soliday, Chief of Police / Firearms Instructor
Tim McFadden, Assistant Chief
Jason Lingenfelter, Detective / Accident Reconstruction Specialist
Kyle Peterson, Captain / K-9 Unit
Tony Stroup, Lieutenant / Taser Specialist / K-9 Unit
Chris Blake, Patrolman
Curt Blount, Patrolman / EVOC Instructor
Tyler Cosgray, Patrolman
Jeremy Kyburz, Patrolman 
Nathan Meyers, Patrolman
Nate Miller, Patrolman / Crime Scene Technician
Charlie Morehead, Patrolman / K-9 Unit
Rich Lee, Ordinance Enforcement Officer
Marty Cotterman, Patrolman (PT)
Mark Thomas, Patrolman (PT)
Mike Thomas, Patrolman (PT)
Monica Phelps, Secretary
Jane Mays, Receptionist
Meagan Bilderback, Receptionist
Rhonda Farney, Receptionist

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Court Dates are scheduled through the County Courthouse. Phone: 574-583-9520. See Map.

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