"Responsive to All, Second to None, Every Time"

Now Hiring!


One Mind

Monterey Police Proudly Participates in the One Mind Campaign

Learn More

Prescription Drop Off

The Monterey Police Department offers a Prescription Drug Drop Box Program

Learn More

Report Graffiti, More...

Submit service requests, report Graffiti. (Report a litter violation at KeepMontereyCountyClean.org)

Learn More

Recent Commendations


  • On September 10, 2019: Officers spotted a vehicle driving the wrong way on Del Monte passing Alvarado. Officers initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle at Del Monte and Pacific. The two occupants of the vehicle told officers they did not have their driver’s license in their possession and verbally identified themselves. Upon running a registration check on the vehicle’s license plate, the officers learned that it was not issued to this vehicle. Therefore, a decision was made to tow the vehicle. During the inventory search of the vehicle prior to towing, the officers located a loaded and concealed firearm, burglary tools, and a number of stolen mail, checks, identification cards, social security cards and credit cards. The occupants were subsequently arrested. The officers should be commended for great team work resulting in great investigative police work.

See all recent commendations at https://monterey.org/police/Get-Informed/Commendations-and-Complaints/Past-Commendations

Call 9-1-1

Officer Needed, Dispatch,

(831) 646-3914

Records (831) 646-3830
Fax (831) 646-3899
Confidential Tip Hotline
(831) 646-3840

Monterey Police Department
351 Madison Street
Monterey, CA 93940
Open 24 hours a day

Officer Email List

Nixle Alerts

Nixle Poster


Featured Videos

Latest Police News

22 October 2019
10/22/2019: Community Alert: Suspected Fentanyl Overdoses

10/22/2019: Community Alert: Suspected Fentanyl Overdoses

Over the last week, Monterey Peninsula law enforcement agencies have been dispatched to an increasing number of calls related to overdoses of counterfeit drugs suspected of containing fentanyl. Since Friday, October 18, 2019, the past several days, law enforcement has been made aware of five overdoses on the peninsula. It is suspected there are additional unreported overdoses. NEWS RELEASE AND MONTEREY COUNTY INFORMATION SHEET IN PDF

17 October 2019
10/17/19: Armed Robbery Update

10/17/19: Armed Robbery Update

During the course of the investigation into the armed robbery on 10/7/19, the Monterey Police Department located photos of the two suspects involved. The department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying these individuals.

Anyone with information on the identity of these suspects is encourage to contact Detective Zook at 831-646-3810. Or to remain anonymous call (831) 646-3840.

08 October 2019
10/08/2109: Armed Robbery

10/08/2109: Armed Robbery

On 10/07/19 at 9:47 PM Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to a report of an armed robbery that occurred in the area of Beach Way and Spray Avenue. Two victims reported they were walking together on foot through the area when they were confronted by two male suspects. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun which was passed back and forth between the two suspects. The suspects stole personal items belonging to the victims and fled in one of the victims’ cars. The stolen car was later recovered unoccupied by the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office on Canario Street in Salinas. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

07 October 2019
10/07/2019: Burglary and Warrant Arrests

10/07/2019: Burglary and Warrant Arrests

In April and August of 2019, several Monterey businesses were burglarized and the suspects stole lottery scratchers. During the same time, other businesses in Monterey County were burglarized wherein the suspects took lottery tickets. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

04 September 2019
09/03/2019: Attempted Murder Investigation

09/03/2019: Attempted Murder Investigation

On 9/1/19 at 1:54 AM the Monterey Police Department was dispatched to the Indian Summer bar at 220 Olivier Street, Monterey for a report of a stabbing. Upon arriving on scene, officers located a victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to Natividad Medical Center and is expected to survive. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF