Family Abduction - Have You Seen Us?

The U.S. Marshals Service is currently assisting the Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office (under Operation Pick-up), with the location and arrest of Carina BIEBER (DOB: 4/05/83), for Interference of Custody (parental abduction) of 4 children. Carina is believed to be hiding in Colorado, possibly in the 4 corners region with the assistance of family and supporting friends.  Click here to see the flyer with photos. 

Leads and information may be provided directly to NCMEC (1-800-THE-LOST) or USMS (303)335-3400 (24 Hour).



If you have information regarding the whereabouts of this man, Baltazar Villa Reyes, please contact the Monte Vista Police Department immediately at 719-852-5111. 

Helpful Links

Sex Offender Registry

Colorado 20 Most Wanted

Internet Crime Complaint Center

Colorado Department of Transportation

National Traffic Safety

ID Safety

Division of Wildlife

Code Red

Missing and Exploited Children

Colorado Department of Corrections

Colorado Top 100 Most Wanted Sex Offenders

Colorado Criminal Code

Job Announcement - Reserve Police Officer

The City of Monte Vista is seeking qualified applicants for position of Reserve Police Officer. 

Applicants must be POST certified as a Colorado Police Officer or Reserve Police Officer.  One year of previous law enforcement experience preferred.  Selected applicants must be able to pass a physical, physiological evaluation, pre-employment drug test and extensive background check.  Must be able to work shifts at least 16-hours per month.  Uniform, equipment, and on-going training are provided.  Submit application to City of Monte Vista, Human Resources, 95 W. First Ave, Monte Vista, CO 81144, FAX 719-852-6172 or  EOE/ADA


Are you willing to help make a difference in the quality of life in the Monte Vista community?  The Monte Vista Police Department is seeking qualified volunteers to fulfill a variety of duties, from working with youth to data entry and evidence processing.  Volunteers must be over 21 years of age, be community minded and willing to undergo a thorough background check, including a polygraph examination and drug test.  All are invited to apply and retired persons are especially encouraged.  Obtain an application online on the Job Opportunity page or at the Monte Vista Human Resource office located at 95 W. First Ave.  For additional information, contact the Police Department at (719) 852-6161.


Monte Vista Police Department

Police Chief


Dial 911 or call

Business and Non-Emergency
(719) 852-6161

Records Office
(719) 852-6161

(719) 852-6162


The Monte Vista Police Department
asks you not to drink and drive.

Quick FactsService Fees
Dog at Large Fees
Curfew for Minors

Mission Statement

Our mission is to establish and maintain an ongoing community partnership. We are committed to enhancing the quality of life for all people in our city. We will fulfill this mission with courtesy, integrity, and quality service.

Vision Statement

In support of the mission statement, the Monte Vista Police Department will establish and maintain an ongoing community partnership through:

  • Proactively and harmoniously working to reduce crime, disorder, and the fear of crime.
  • Enhancing and enriching the jobs of all employees by developing their professional skills and knowledge; thereby encouraging dedication and participation.
  • The consistent and professional manner in which we provide police services to our community.
  • Encouraging employees to identify problems and participate in their solutions.
  • Commitment to quality service and to the relationships with those we serve.

Monte Vista Police Department is committed to working with our community.

Quick Facts:


The city of Monte Vista is located in the heart of the San Luis Valley in Southwestern Colorado. Monte Vista's population is 4,691 and is comprised of 1.9 square miles.

The Department

The Monte Vista police department has 12 full-time police officers, including the Chief of Police. These officers patrol the City of Monte Vista 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.

Service Fees

Police protection for corporate and private functions

$ 40.00 per hour per officer  

VIN (Vehicle) inspections

$ 10.00


$ 10.00

Answering false electronic alarms

First three false alarms

no charge

Fourth false alarm

$ 25.00

Fifth and subsequent false alarms

$ 50.00

Local records search

$ 5.00 minimum plus $ 1.50 per page

Archives records search

$ 20.00 per hour (1 hour minimum) plus $ 1.50 per page

Vehicle impound fee

$ 25.00 per day

Fax fees

$ 2.00 per page

Home/business security checks

No Charge

Funeral escorts

No Charge

Bicycle registration

No Charge

Sex Offender registration fee
Sex Offender re-registration Fee

$ 40.00
$ 25.00


$ 35.00

For the 1st offense

$ 60.00

For the 2nd offense within two years of first offense

$ 110.00

For all subsequent offenses within two years of 2nd offense. 

                            *If the dog does not have a city license it will be required (fee of $ 7.00).


Sunday thru Thursday                 10:30 pm
Friday & Saturday                        11:30 pm