Town of Monument Announces New Chief of Police
MONUMENT, Colo. — After a highly competitive selection process, the Town of Monument announces the appointment of its new Chief of Police, Patrick J. Regan effective Monday, May 8, 2023.
Chief Regan is an accomplished, innovative, and forward-thinking law enforcement executive bringing nearly 23 years of widely diverse law enforcement experience and over 11 years of progressive supervision and leadership to the Town of Monument. Throughout his career with the Scottsdale Police Department, Regan lead the department’s Special Investigations Division, served in the Drug Enforcement Unit, Drug Enforcement Administration Task Force, Domestic Violence Unit, Internal Affairs Unit, and the Special Weapons and Tactics Team. Regan’s key accomplishments and collaborations include managing a specialized leadership training program, co-creating a lieutenant training program, participating as an emergency management stakeholder, implementing a mental health wellness check-in policy, drafting an innovative suicidal subject response policy, creating citizen bravery and lifesaving award programs, providing more accountability for patrol staffing, developing on-call programs to help with patrol vacancies, and instructing undercover operations. Regan received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and Minor in Spanish from Northern Arizona University, and a Master of Public Administration from Arizona State University. Regan is a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy and the FBI-LEEDA Executive and Command Leadership Institute.
The men and women of the Monument Police Department look forward to working with Chief Regan as they continue to maintain the high quality of life our community enjoys. Please join us as Chief Regan takes his oath of office at the Monument Town Council meeting on May 15, 2023, at 6:30 pm.