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The Monroe City Police Department is committed to maintaining a professional force and department. Both officers and civilians work for the department. If anyone has a complaint or commendation regarding an officer's actions or a civilian employee’s actions, he/she is encouraged to speak with a department representative about the incident. Everyone should know they have every right to make a complaint and that no retaliation will come as a result of that complaint. The Department will diligently investigate the complaint and implement corrective measures if they are warranted.
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All non-accident reports must be obtained from the Monroe Police Department. The cost for a report is free unless it is over 10 pages or contains pictures. It's $0.05 per page over 10 pages.
Accident reports, completed by Monroe Police Officers, can be obtained online.
The Police Department offers fingerprinting on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., and Thursdays from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Fingerprinting costs $27. No appointment is necessary, but you are required to bring the fingerprint cards that will be used if you need inked prints; if not it will be done electronically.
Residents who want to ride along with a police officer may obtain a ride along application from the police department. Once it is completed and turned in at the Police Department, an Officer will contact you to set up a date and time for this worthwhile experience.
You can report traffic-related problems in your neighborhood by calling the dispatcher at 513-539-9234. Please provide information to the call taker about the location, nature of the problem, when it occurs, and whether you would like to have an Officer call you back. The problem will be forwarded to the appropriate unit for response and action.
Call the Police Department non-emergency number at 513-539-9234, and advise the call taker of the location and description of the vehicle. An Officer will check the vehicle to determine whether or not it can be legally on the street.
You can report narcotics activity in your neighborhood by calling the Police Department at 513-539-9234.
The City of Monroe Police department does not take reports over the phone. We feel that it is important that an Officer respond to your home or business and talk with you directly while taking a report.
You should pay your ticket by mail, or in person to the appropriate court checked on your citation. The reverse side of the ticket will have information regarding payment. Contact the appropriate court for further information.
If you received a traffic ticket and you feel that it was issued in error, then we encourage you to set up a hearing before a judge. To do this, do not pay the traffic ticket, show up on the court date given on the citation to contest the citation. If you do not pay the citation out prior to the court date or show up on the court date, a warrant will be issued for your arrest.
It is the policy of the Department to enforce all of the laws of the State of Ohio, and by doing such, the Department is committed to effective traffic enforcement to reduce accidents, apprehend drunk drivers, and to ensure a high degree of safety on the highway.
Yes, the Police Department depends on citizens calling to report crimes or suspicious activity. The police person who takes your call will ask questions about the suspicious activity to determine its nature and ask for descriptions of the people involved. You may be asked if an officer or detective may contact you. Please call 513-539-9234 to report suspicious activity.
To report incidents involving animals call 513-539-9234. If an animal appears to be a threat to the safety of an individual, call 911.
While the noise is occurring, call the Police Department non-emergency number 513-539-9234.
Officers generally do not actively get involved in civil disputes as they are not empowered by state statute to do so. These incidents are best dealt with by contacting an attorney or the courthouse. However, do not hesitate to call for an officer in any situation, as he/she will recommend some options available to you.
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If you are a resident of Monroe and are a victim of Identity Theft, call the non-emergency number at 513-539-9234 to have an officer dispatched to take a police report or stop into the police department to file the report. You should bring in any paperwork or evidence you have regarding the identity theft.
For further information regarding identity theft, visit the following links:
233 S Main Street
P.O. Box 330
Monroe, OH 45050-0330