About Us

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The Monrovia Police Department has a tradition dating back to 1887 of protecting and serving its community. In this section, we invite you to learn more about the Monrovia Police Department, its history, and its organization.

Our Mission 


The men and women of the Monrovia Police Department believe that our fundamental duty is to serve all citizens within our boundaries with fairness, compassion, and respect. To this end, we are committed to improving the quality of life in our community. We promote courtesy and responsiveness in dealing with the many diverse citizens we serve. We seek a partnership with our population for community advocacy, pursuing answers to root problems as well as incidents, with the goal of making our city safer for all to live, work, and recreate. We demand excellence in the quality of our law enforcement, stressing professionalism, integrity and timeliness, so that those we serve may feel secure.

From the members of our department we expect honesty, candor and a sense of pride in doing the best they can. We encourage the flow of information and exchange of ideas. We are relentless in the identification, apprehension and prosecution of criminals. We value innovation and proactive approaches in meeting our crime prevention and enforcement responsibilities, and recognize the importance of each individual's role in the organization. Through education, training and future planning, we maintain highly capable guardians of the community, and expect them to be known for their character, commitment and competence.

Above all, we remember our sworn oath to ensure the Constitutional rights of all people. We serve them with honor, treat them with dignity, and welcome their assistance in assuring the safety and security of our community.