The Montevideo Police Departments primary objective is to maintain a safe environment for all by interacting with the community, Enforcing all local, state and Federal laws with the goal of crime prevention while providing fair, impartial and efficient service to the public, members of the community, and visitors.. By maintaining order, protecting all constitutional freedoms and enforcing the law impartially, we will strive to serve the City of Montevideo tirelessly to accomplish our mission.
Through forward thinking, we are committed to delivering the best possible service to our community. We will work to strengthen community relationships and public trust while striving for strong employee development, self-discipline, and strong leadership. It is the vision of the Montevideo Police Department to provide a lawful environment where the community can live without fearing any type of harassment, injury, or victimization from criminal activities.
The primary responsibilities of the Montevideo Police Department are:
• Prevention of crime
• Protection of life and property
• Suppression of criminal activity
• Apprehension and prosecution of offenders
• Regulation of noncriminal conduct
• Preservation of public peace