Chief's Message

On behalf of the men and women of the Owatonna Police Department, welcome to our website.   As your thirteenth Chief of Police, I am honored for this opportunity to continue to serve the citizens of our great city and work beside a highly dedicated team of professional peace officers and support staff.  

The Owatonna Police Department is committed to maintaining a safe community and quality of life for all persons who live, work, learn, shop, and visit for leisure.  

The success in our work and maintaining public safety is achieved through the help of our citizens and business community that is built upon trust, community engagement and a commitment to service and policing excellence.  Together, we will continue in this partnership to maintain safe streets, schools, parks, and neighborhoods. 

As your Chief of Police, we remain steadfast to serve and protect the citizens of Owatonna through our people, our work and relationships that demonstrates courage, honor, pride, and integrity above all.     

Thank you for giving me this opportunity to serve you! 


Jeffrey E. Mundale                                                  Chief of Police

Jeffrey E. Mundale, Chief of Police