The Montebello Police Department is a full-service organization committed to traditional values of close community involvement and the value of the individual employee.

The agency consists of 74 sworn Officers, 10 Reserve Officers, and 42 Civilian personnel organized into three divisions:

  • Field Services
  • Investigative Services
  • Support Services

A Reserve Officer Corps, a Police Chaplain Corps, a Police Explorer Program and a Citizens On Patrol Program.

The department maintains specialized units in many areas including:

  • Traffic Investigations
  • Adult and Juvenile Investigations
  • Narcotics Investigations
  • Gang Investigations
  • Canine Unit
  • Training Division
  • Special Response Team (SRT)

Selection to specialized assignments is made based on the employee’s knowledge, interest, ability, and performance in their current field. Individual career development is encouraged through extensive advanced training and educational assistance programs.

The department management team consists of:

  • Chief of Police
  • 2 Captains
  • 6 Lieutenants
  • 10 Sergeants
  • 2 Civilian Supervisors

Upward mobility is stressed, with an emphasis on promoting from within whenever possible.

The Montebello Police Department is a modern, progressive agency, which takes advantage of the rapid advancements in law enforcement technology. The Communications, Records and Investigative units make extensive use of computer aided dispatching and report management systems.