West Monroe Police Department is Louisiana’s first nationally accredited police agency. We consistently meet and or exceed the requirements to maintain our accredited classification. The department consists of approximately 70 dedicated full-time law enforcement professionals, Detective Division, SWAT team, K9 Officer, School Resource Officer, Crime Scene Investigation team, Community Policing, Street Crimes Unit, Bike Patrol Officers, Accident Reconstruction, DRE Program, Drone Operations, and a state-of-the art Communications Center.
The WMPD deploys personnel from one central headquarters located at 2301 North 7th Street. We actively maintain 3 sub-stations strategically located within the City limits. They are located at the Community Center on Austin Street, Downtown at Pine Street, and on campus at West Monroe High School.
Stepping up to Meet the Challenge
We work interactively with the Metro/DEA Drug Task Force, Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Department and the Monroe Police Department to protect our community with courage and serve with compassion. The City of West Monroe is growing rapidly, and the West Monroe Police Department is growing with it to meet the expanding needs within our community.
We maintain a list of active application for all positions. The following positions are available for full time employment:
Patrol Officer Record Clerk Communications Officer
Part-time employment is available only in Communications.
***CURRENTLY - We are offering a $5,000.00 sign on bonus for new patrol officers. New officers receive the first half after the completion of field training and the other half after one year of service.
When submitting the online application, please email your application and attach a copy of the following documents: birth certificate, high school diploma, and driver’s license. Applications should be emailed to the Chief’s Office.