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Through citizen partnerships and problem-solving, we will help build a stronger, more self-sufficient community- a community in which crime and disorder will not thrive.
About the Montesano Police Department
The Montesano Police Department consists of the Chief of Police, one Lieutenant, six patrol officers, an evidence custodian, a parking enforcement officer, and two police clerks. The patrol officers and the police clerks are union-represented, civil service-tested positions.
Our department is committed to community-oriented policing, which we implement with programs such as crime prevention and vacation checks.
The Montesano Police Department remains on the leading edge of technology and is committed to keeping its officers up-to-date with the most current equipment and training. All officers are issued take home patrol cars if they live within a certain distance from Montesano. Specialty assignments include Range Instructor, EVOC Instructor, Defensive Tactics, and Taser Instructor.
If you would like the Montesano Police Department to know when you are gone on vacation, let us know by downloading, printing and filling out the form at the link here.
Fingerprinting for purposes other than criminal matters may take place during normal business hours. To obtain fingerprints, it will be necessary for you to provide fingerprint cards (except for the purpose of a concealed pistol license) and a picture ID. If you are not a resident of Montesano there is a $10.00 fee.
CONCEALED PISTOL LICENSE
Community Policing Events
Alcohol, Drugs, Suicide and other Crises
- Facts, policies, ala-teen links, other resources.
- What the United Nations is doing to combat drug trafficking, resources.
- Treatment and prevention services, resources.
- Statistics, how you can help, warning signs, resource links, and phone numbers in Washington.
- GYN Advice, Submit a Problem section covering a range of topics, including relationships, family, crisis, or submit your own question.
??Link to the Bicycle Traffic Laws for Washington State.
- Programs for young drivers.??
- Teen driver information, motorcycle helmets, winter driving tips, sentencing grid for DUI offenses, bicycles, pedestrians, and school zone safety, and more.
- Coaching the young driver
Teen Driving Statistics
- Hard truths, statistics, and how to reduce risk.
- ?Safety advice and tools
Adult Protective Services 1-877-734-6277
After Hours CRISIS LINE: 1-800-685-6556
Alcohol/Drug 24-Hour Help Line 1-800-562-1240
Help is Available: If you or someone you know has a problem with alcohol or drugs, help is available.
Call the Alcohol/ Drug 24-Hour HelpLine for confidential, individual guidance for people with alcohol and other drug-related problems.
(Crisis intervention techniques and referral services are provided.)
Child Advocacy (360) 249-0005
Child Protective Services (360) 537-4300 , ext. 1
CRISIS LINE (360) 532-4357
After-Hours Crisis line 1-800-685-6556
Rape Crisis Hot Line (360) 538-2292; 1-800-986-1202
Red Cross (360) 249-2341
Salvation Army (360) 533-1062
Domestic Violence Shelter (360) 538-0733
Friendship House (360) 533-2221
Union Gospel Mission (360) 533-1064
The City of Montesano requires owners within the city limits to have their pets registered.
Impounded animals are taken to Grays Harbor Veterinary Clinic.
$10 unaltered $7 altered
If you have questions regarding the City of Montesano Animal Ordinances contact the City Clerks Office
Lost or missing animal: 533-8765
Grays Harbor Veterinary Clinic: 249-4840
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