Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo has named Major Eugene Ellis to the position of police chief. Ellis is a 31-year veteran of the Monroe Police Department. He will replace outgoing Monroe Police Chief Dr. Quentin Holmes, who recently announced his retirement, effective July 31, 2017.
Major Ellis is a 31 year veteran of the department. He began his career in Monroe as a patrolman and held positions in narcotics, intelligence, administration and internal affairs.
A new police chief will be hired in the next four to six months using the following plan: