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Community Programs

“Walk with Derek” Special Needs Form: Created by the mother of an autistic child, the Autism Safety Alert Form contains detailed information regarding an individual with special needs. This form typically includes a photo, contact information, medications, diagnoses (including allergies), behaviors, sensory issues, and calming mechanisms. That way, if the police are ever called to your house, your location will be flagged in our local system, and the officers can learn about your special needs ahead of time. Likewise, if your child wanders or elopes, police and first responders can more quickly determine the best course of action to help your child through the stressful experience. Remember all your Monroe Police Officers are Crises Intervention Certified this form will allow our officers to tailor their response to better serve you. Click here for the form Drop off the form at the Police Department or Email it to

Bring Me Back Home: Bring Me Back Home (BMBH) is a new registry for Connecticut residents that allows law enforcement access to information to assist in the recovery of missing or wandering persons. The provided information and photo, accessible through the COLLECT criminal justice and safety system, helps first responders and families reunite with individuals living with cognitive challenges, such as dementia or autism. This information is confidential and secure and can only be accessed by law enforcement personnel in an emergency. Click HERE for the Flyer. To Register: Click HERE 

Child Safety Seat Inspection and Installation - The Monroe Police Department has several certified child safety seat technicians to assist residents in safely and properly installing child seats. For an appointment call (203) 261 3622 or Email

Seat Belt Safety Campaigns - The Monroe Police, in partnership with State and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, participates in programs to promote safe seatbelt usage for adults and children.

D.U.I. Mock Crash at Masuk High School - Every other year, Monroe Police Officers along with Fire and EMS personnel conduct a mock motor vehicle crash demonstrating the consequences involving intoxicated drivers. This program is offered during prom season.

Child Fingerprinting is conducted for parents to maintain a fingerprint record of their child. Bring your children to the station any time for free fingerprinting services. Parents keep fingerprint records.

Firearms Safety - Free gunlocks are available at the Communications Unit in the main lobby of the Police Headquarters.

Unwanted Firearms can be turned in to police for destruction - See Frequent Questions for more details

School Resource Officers: The department has two police officers dedicated to performing duties in the schools where they serve as liaisons between the school faculty and staff, parents, students, and police.

Community Awareness Program for Seniors (CAPS):
The department and senior citizens of the town of Monroe have formed an alliance that coordinates activities for the well-being and safety of senior citizens.

Internet Safety:
A program designed to raise the awareness of children and adults to the potential hazards of internet use.

Bike Patrol:
There are currently two officers patrolling the town parks and business areas.