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(831) 646-3914

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Monterey Police Department
351 Madison Street
Monterey, CA 93940
Open 24 hours a day.

Confidential Tip Hotline
(831) 646-3840

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Chief Phil Penko(831) 646-3800 email
Phil Penko has been with the Department since 1985. During that time he served as a Traffic Officer, Detective, Public Education Officer, Special Services and Investigations Sergeant, and Patrol Watch Commander. He holds a Bachelor's degree in biological and cognitive psychology and a Master's degree in Human Resource Management.

Phil enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He also likes fishing, woodworking and playing golf.
Lieutenant Jeff Jackson
Jeff Jackson, Lieutenant
(831) 646-3965 email

Jeff has been with the Department since 1990. Prior to the joining the Monterey Police Department, he was a Reserve Police Officer with the Chico Police Department from 1987 - 1989. He has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from California State University, Chico and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Golden Gate University. Jeff has had several assignments including patrol, training, personnel, investigations, and Public Information Officer.
Lt. Marty Hart
Marty Hart, Lieutenant
(831) 646-3805 email
Marty started his law enforcement career in 1985. He joined the Monterey Police team in 1988. Since joining the department, Marty has worked as a patrol officer, field training officer, detective and patrol sergeant. Marty has overseen the field training program, canine program and currently manages the police vehicle fleet and radio transition team. Marty grew up in the City of Monterey and attended local schools. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice Management from Union Institute and University and is currently working towards his Master's in Organizational Leadership from Columbia Southern University. In his off time, Marty enjoys golfing and creating memories with his family and friends.

Karen Faurot, Administrative Analyst
(831) 646-3927 email

Karen has been with the Department since 2007. She started as an Executive Assistant and has been in her current position since May 2012. Karen currently manages the Operations Division. She also oversees Taxi and Massage Permits, the Department Budget, Grants, and the Police facility. Karen holds a Bachelor's degree in Business and Professional Studies and a Master's degree in Public Administration.