Chief's Welcome

On behalf of the members of the Cottage Grove Police Department, it is my privilege to welcome you to our website. You’ll soon discover our community with its friendly people and its dedicated police department, makes Cottage Grove a great place in which to live, prosper and enjoy.

The members of the Cottage Police Department are dedicated to establishing and developing strong community partnerships, as well as, providing professional service to all in our community. We are an organization that seeks to enhance the quality of life of our community by actively seeking opportunities to work with our community partners in fighting crime and solving identified problems. Furthermore, we seek to prevent crime, reduce the fear of crime and improve the quality of life in our neighborhoods through proactive programming.

This website affords us an excellent opportunity to further open the lines of communications and strengthen our partnerships. I would therefore ask you take a few minutes to view the pages within our site. Our website is meant to provide you an opportunity to learn about the department, increase your level of involvement with us, and share in determining the department’s priorities. As always, feel free to send us your feedback.

Thank you for your interest in the Cottage Police Department, where we are dedicated to keeping our community safe through partnership and professional service.

With Kind Regards,

Chief SignatureMark W. Garry II

Chief of Police