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One Mind

Monterey Police Proudly Participates in the One Mind Campaign

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Prescription Drop Off

The Monterey Police Department offers a Prescription Drug Drop Box Program

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Report Graffiti, More...

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

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Officer Needed, Dispatch,

(831) 646-3914

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

Infectious Control Officer
Mike Bruno
(831) 646-3965

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

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NEW! Taxi Driver and Vehicle Permits Online

The Monterey Police Department is now processing taxicab driver and vehicle permits electronically. CLICK HERE  for more information and to download the taxicab driver and vehicle permit applications.

Recent Commendations


On April 26, 2021:  The MPD received a Facebook message commending an MPD officer that related the following: "...I was in a collision on Tuesday in Monterey. I wanted to send a message because [the police officer that came to the scene] was absolutely amazing! The officer was calm, reassuring and very professional. This was my first time in a collision with a motorized bicycle, so I was very shaken up and a little freaked out. The officer came to the scene very calm, walked over to me and reassured me that everything was going to be just fine. In that moment, I was able to chill out a bit. During the whole situation, he kept checking on me and keeping me informed of what was going on. The officer went above and beyond his duties by helping me jump my car, unlock the electrical emergency break and making sure everyone in the situation was safe and taken care of. I do hope that this message gets to the right person and that the officer gets the recognition that he deserves for his service. Thanks!"

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

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Latest Police News

17 May 2021
05/17/2021: Attempted Robbery Arrest

05/17/2021: Attempted Robbery Arrest

On May 16, 2021 at approximately 4:22 p.m. Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to an in progress robbery at Super Cuts, 488 Alvarado Street. Dispatch informed officers the suspect was inside the business, threatening employees and demanding money. NEWS RELEASE AND PHOTO IN PDF

14 May 2021
05/14/2021: Del Monte Collision

05/14/2021: Del Monte Collision

On May 14, 2021 at approximately 12:10 a.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to a single vehicle collision on Del Monte Avenue at Cunningham Road. Officers arrived on scene and observed a sedan that appeared to have been traveling east on Del Monte Avenue when it lost control and struck a utility pole. Officers and medical personnel attempted to render aid to the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle. Tragically, the driver succumbed to injuries sustained from the collision. The driver was identified as Demarshe Ervin, 27 years old of Salinas. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

14 May 2021
05/13/2021: Felony Evading Arrest

05/13/2021: Felony Evading Arrest

On May 11, 2021 at approximately 10:30 a.m. Monterey Police Detectives observed a male and female removing property from a vehicle parked on Alcalde near North Fremont in Monterey. The vehicle had a stolen plate affixed to it. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF

11 May 2021
05/11/2021: Stolen Vehicle and Resisting Arrest

05/11/2021: Stolen Vehicle and Resisting Arrest

On May 11, 2021 at approximately 10:30 a.m. Monterey Police Detectives observed a male and female removing property from a white BMW vehicle parked on Alcalde near North Fremont in Monterey. The vehicle had a stolen plate affixed to it. NEWS RELEASE AND PHOTO IN PDF

31 March 2021
03/31/2021: Catalytic Convertor Thefts

03/31/2021: Catalytic Convertor Thefts

The Monterey Police Department (MPD) has observed an increase in catalytic converter thefts from vehicles. MPD has investigated twenty-nine reports of catalytic converter thefts from July 1, 2020 to present. These thefts typically occur in residential neighborhoods at night time. Toyota and Honda vehicles are frequently targeted. NEWS RELEASE IN PDF



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