Chief Nick Schilz

As Chief of Police, I welcome you to Mountain Home.

The city of Mountain Home is the largest city and county seat of Elmore County. The population at the time of the 2010 census was 14,206. Mountain Home is a safe and excellent place to live and raise a family with a genuine sense of community.

As MHPD and AS employees, you should know that we not only work here, but we live here, raise our families here; we are involved in our community. Mountain Home Police Department has 30 police officers and 6 civilian staff members, along with 4 Animal Shelter employees.

Our Mission in partner with the community - it is the mission of the Mountain Home Police Department to provide professional and courteous public safety services to all residents and guests of the City of Mountain Home.

It is our Vision to always provide professional, compassionate, dedicated service, which generates confidence, trust, and fosters community partnerships. In our dedication and Our Values, We promise to diligently uphold the laws that protect both life and property of the citizens of Mountain Home through fairness and consistency. We pledge to conduct ourselves, both professionally and personally, in ways which clearly show that honesty and integrity are our code of honor.

At the Mountain Home Animal Shelter, we believe “We are their shelter. You are their future”.

We encourage you to explore and visit our Web Page and Facebook sites often to learn more about the men and women who serve with the Mountain Home Police Department and Animal Shelter.