Public Safety

Metropolis Police Department

The Metropolis Police Department is responsible for the enforcement of all laws and ordinances of the State of Illinois and the City of Metropolis. The Police Department includes Patrol, Detectives, 911 Dispatch and Animal Control.

Mission Statement

It shall be the mission of the Metropolis Police Department to ensure our citizens and visitors enjoy a safe and secure community. We will strive to provide justice with compassion. We will guard the life, property and rights of all individuals.

Police Department Contact Info

Harry Masse

Public Safety Director / Chief of Police


John Roman

Animal Control Officer


Metropolis Fire Department

The Metropolis Fire Department’s goal is to provide efficient and reliable fire protection service to the City of Metropolis and its visitors. The Fire Department consists of a fire chief, four captains, four engineers and EMA personnel.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life and unique character of Metropolis by providing excellent fire and rescue services with well-trained personnel.

Fire Department Contact Info

Micah Tolbert

Fire Chief


Police Department

Fire Department

1020 Broadway Street
Metropolis, IL 62960

Fire Department

213 W 7th Street
Metropolis, IL 62960