Missoula Police Department

  • Agency: Missoula Police Department
  • Address: 435 Ryman St, Missoula, 59802 MT
  • Chief: Mark Muir (Chief of Police)
Phone: 406-552-6300
Fax: (406) 728-6690

Missoula Police Department is located at 435 Ryman St, Missoula, 59802 MT. The Chief of Police of the department is Mark Muir. The Missoula Police Department phone number is 406-552-6300.

Missoula Police Department News

Traffic on Russell St. Is flowing slowly but smoothly despite the heavy construction. Signage for traffic control is in effect.

Visit the Russell St. Project Page to see progress and updates!

****Answer - B) The United States Marshal's Service Created by Congress Act in 1789, The United States Marshals Service (USMS) became the first federal law enforcement agency in the United States. The primary mission of the Marshal Service was protecting the court and ensuring the effective operation of the judicial system. There is one U.S. Marshal assigned to each federal court district in the United States. Each Marshal is assisted by a supervising Deputy U.S. Marshal, and as many deputy and special deputy U.S. Marshals as needed. Which was the first law enforcement agency established by the United States Government? A) United States Secret Service B) United States Marshal's Service C) United States Department of Justice D) Federal Bureau of Investigation

MPD Ofc. Jenna Volinkaty has been presented with the Special Olympics of Montana - "Unsung Hero Award"! The criteria includes that the nominee must demonstrate a substantive contribution to the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Montana. Congratulations Officer Volinkaty!

It can always be worse!

Update 11:00 am - Russell St. has re-opened, and North/South Travel has resumed. Expect some delays due to construction. Leaking gas line near the intersection of Russell and Idaho. Russell St Traffic is currently being diverted between Wyoming and W. Broadway. Crews are making repairs.

Please celebrate safely this weekend. Have a plan, get home safe.

*The Supreme Court of the United States Police is perhaps the smallest U.S. federal law enforcement agency with a total strength of 145 sworn-in officers. *Buzzle

Last weekend's applicant testing went really well. Thanks to all who came out to challenge themselves, as well as our test. Best of luck to all of you!

***Answer: D) All of the above. Well done everyone! According to MPD Policy, what will a handler consider before deploying his K9 Partner? A) Severity of the crime at issue. B) Whether the suspect poses an immediate threat to the safety of law enforcement officers or others. C) Whether the suspect is actively resisting arrest or attempting to evade arrest by flight. D) All of the above.

No legitimate business will ask you to pay for an outstanding debt, with gift cards....Please beware...

***Update - As of 3/15/18 this vehicle has been located, the driver identified and the case is now complete. Thank you friends, for your help in this case! _____________________________________________________________ MPD Crash Investigator Stan Fullerton is attempting to locate a vehicle and driver involved in a hit & run collision that took place Thursday, March 8th at about 5:38 pm, in the 3500 block of N. Reserve St. The vehicle was described as a black SUV with a "stick figure" family decal in the back window. It should have damage on the right front fender area (passenger side). Debris left at the scene suggests that the run vehicle is a 2001 - 2006 Acura MDX (Photo is example of what the run vehicle may look like. It is not the actual vehicle). If you can identify this vehicle and/or the driver please call Fullerton at (406) 880-0003.

"We had such a great time at the Kids Fair, hosted by Mountain Broadcasting at Southgate Mall on Saturday. We are so grateful to the dozens of parents and kids who came up to say hi and introduce themselves so we could make that positive connection with them! We look forward to seeing you again next year." ~MPD Crime Prevention Officer Ethan Smith

Have you heard of the "Broken Window" Theory? *"The broken windows theory is a criminological theory of the norm-setting and signaling effect of urban disorder and vandalism on additional crime and anti-social behavior. The theory states that maintaining and monitoring urban environments to prevent small crimes such as vandalism, public drinking, and turnstile-jumping helps to create an atmosphere of order and lawfulness, thereby preventing more serious crimes from happening." *Wikipedia

Controlled burn...

A great cause! In memoriam of MPD Sgt. Bob Heinle.

RIP Brother

By Governor's Proclamation...

Det. Mitch Lang is investigating the disappearance of 37-year-old Melissa Arnold, believed to have been last seen in Missoula on or around the 19th of February 2018. She is described as a white female with blond hair, and a pierced lower lip. Ms. Arnold is transient/homeless, and usually has semi-regular contact with her father who provides for some of her needs. He has not heard from her in a couple of weeks. If anyone has information to assist in locating Ms. Arnold, Det. Lang would like to check her welfare and make sure she is okay. Please call Det. Lang at (406) 552-6292 if you can help!

***Answer - C) Conspiracy Conspiracy, Solicitation, and Attempt, make up the Inchoate Offenses. *An inchoate offense, preliminary crime, or inchoate crime, incomplete crime is a crime of preparing for or seeking to commit another crime. ... "Inchoate offense" has been defined as: "Conduct deemed criminal without actual harm being done, provided that the harm that would have occurred is one the law tries to prevent." *Wikipedia Which of the following is an example of an Inchoate offense? A) Hate crime B) Terrorism C) Conspiracy