WELCOME! On behalf of the dedicated men and women of the Mount Vernon Police Department, welcome to our website where you’ll find information about our Department, its structure, our services, and the professional well-trained men and women who make up our fine organization.
Our continuing goal is to make the City of Mount Vernon a safe place in which to live, learn, work, and visit.
We are committed to improving the quality of life in the City by actively partnering with our neighbors and business members.
We are proud of the many ways we serve the citizens of Mount Vernon. Our Department is responsible for helping prevent crime, patrolling neighborhoods, responding to calls for service, investigating crimes, arresting offenders, and working closely with citizens to identify and solve neighborhood problems.
We also offer a variety of educational and outreach programs to assist the citizens and businesses of our community. Our ongoing commitment is to provide the highest quality courteous and professional service through innovative policing strategies.
We continually strive to update our website to keep you informed and provide the necessary tools for a safe and healthy experience in Mount Vernon. Please let us know how we can improve it to better serve you.
Thank you, residents of Mount Vernon, for your continued support and for becoming involved in your Police Department through its opportunities and services. Together, we can continue to make Mount Vernon a wonderful place in which to live, work, learn, and visit.
Jerry L. Dodd
Chief of Police