Monte Davis

Chief of Police, IUPD-Northwest

IU Police Department
IU Northwest


  • Bachelor’s degree in organizational management, Calumet College of Saint Joseph
  • Associate's degree in criminal justice, Liberty University
  • Northwestern University Supervision of Police Personnel program
  • Chief Executive Leadership School, Indiana Law Enforcement Academy



Prior to being named IUPD-Northwest Chief of Police, Davis was responsible for patrol, investigations, training, SWAT, special events, compliance with the federal Clery Act, ARMS Management, Field Training Program, Cadet Officer Program, crisis management and behavioral consultation teams.

He has worked in law enforcement for almost 12 years, with the last four at IUPD. He has served in many roles, including: patrol, crash scene investigator, field training officer, SWAT (team leader), hostage negotiator, Crisis Intervention Team, and instructor.


Other Activities

  • Northwest Indiana Chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives member
  • Future Leaders in Public Safety Committee for International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators
  • Certified Indiana law enforcement instructor specializing in active shooter, S.T.O.P.S. physical tactics and general instruction
  • SWAT commendation
  • IUPD Field Training Officer of the Year
  • Youth basketball and baseball coach