Monticello Police Chief
The principal mission of the Monticello Police Department is to preserve the rights
of citizens and reduce fear in the community through prevention of crime, protection
of persons, property, and the maintenance of order in public places. To anticipate
and respond to events that threatens public order and the protection of life and
It is essential all members remember that in the execution of their duties they
act not for themselves but for the good of the public. They shall respect and protect
the rights of individuals and perform their services with honesty, zeal, courage,
discretion, fidelity, and sound judgment.
Police officers must seek and preserve public confidence by demonstrating impartial
service to law, and by offering service and trust to all members of the public.
It is the expressed policy of this department that police officers will use force
only when the exercise of persuasion, advice and warning is found to be insufficient
to obtain public cooperation to an extent necessary to secure observance of law
or to restore order, and to use only the minimum degree of physical force which
is necessary upon any particular occasion for achieving a police objective.
Chief Robert Mir commands a force of 25 sworn officers and two civilians. Some
of the programs that the Monticello Police administer are; DARE, School Resource
Officer, K-9 Patrol, Bike and Foot Patrol, Youth division and commercial vehicle
enforcement. Anonymous TIPS line – 791-TIPS (791-8477)