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West Monroe Police Department's home page. The City of West Monroe is located in  northeast Louisiana, 90 miles east of Shreveport, Louisiana and 90 miles west of Vicksburg, Mississippi. The city is bordered to the east by the beautiful Ouachita River. Interstate 20, a major thoroughfare between Atlanta and Dallas, runs through West Monroe with four exits and one under construction which brings thousands of people to our City each day. West Monroe has a population of approximately 15,000 people and a transient population of about 120,000 people a day.

The West Monroe Police Department consists of approximately 100 dedicated professionals in the following positions; Chief, Major, Captain, Sergeant, Corporal, Police Officer, Reserve Police Officer, Detective, Communications Officer, Corrections Officer, Records Clerk, Animal Control Officer, Vehicle Maintenance Specialist and a few others. West Monroe also has a very active Reserve Unit consisting of approximately 24 state certified Police Officers. Other units within the Police Department include K-9 Officers, a Street Crimes Unit, a Marine Unit, Metro Narcotics Detectives and an Accident Investigation/Reconstruction Team. The Department deploys personnel from one central headquarters and maintains three sub-stations strategically located in the City.  West Monroe is also home to the North Delta Police Academy and the FBI/Metro Drug Task Force.

Providing a high level of public service is the police department's MISSION. The department, headed by CHIEF CHRISTOPHER L. ELG, has many resources and specialized personnel at its disposal. West Monroe Police Department is Louisiana's first Nationally accredited police agency.  Click here to read about the ACCREDITATION PROCESS and it's advantages to a police agency. 

The City of West Monroe is growing rapidly and the West Monroe Police Department is stepping up to meet the challenge. If you feel you are qualified and have a desire for a career in Law Enforcement or one of our many support positions, check out the EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES of this Nationally Accredited Department today.

Thank you for your interest in the West Monroe Police Department and enjoy the rest of your tour with us.

Christopher L. Elg

Chief of Police











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West Monroe Police Department

2301 North 7th Street

West Monroe, LA 71291

Fax: (318) 396-4903

Confidential Hotline: (318) 396-1834









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