To provide a safe place to live, work, and visit through quality Law Enforcement practices delivered by dedicated professional. We focus our efforts and resources to reduce crime, reduce the fear of crime, and enhance the quality of life for all who call Hardin home, and visitors alike.


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Call Hardin Police Dispatch at (406)665-7900

Chief Appreciation

The City of Hardin will host an open house to Say farewell to Chief Babbin. Chief will be leaving employment with the City of Hardin on April 28. Please see the City of Hardin Notice Board and our Facebook Page for additional information

Posted by TAC M Scales on April 19th 2023
Polaris Project

Please take a moment to check out polarisproject.org. They are coordinating efforts to curb the human trafficking issues.

Posted by TAC M Scales on January 31st 2023
Community Watch Meeting

Our community watch meetings are the 4th Monday of each month at 6:30 PM at the City Council Chambers. Everyone is welcome to attend There will NOT be a Meeting in December 2022

Posted by TAC M Scales on November 30th 2022
Snow Priority

Please click here to see 2022's snow route.

Posted by Sgt. B Kondo on November 23rd 2022

Need an extra patrol?

The Hardin Police Department offers extra watches, which are extra patrols of your residence or business.

Click Here To Download Our Extra Watch Form

CodeRED Is Coming

With CodeRED, government agencies can easily deliver geo-targeted, urgent messages to their communities. Click HERE to download the CodeRED PDF outlining its features.

Our Vision Statement

We will strive to deliver the highest standard of police services to the public by working in partnership with the community, embracing diversity, building trust, and embodying transparency.

Certified Officers

Our officers are carefully vetted, and certified through the state of Montana. 

Continuous Education

We ensure that every officer takes regular educational courses, such as case-law updates, diversity training, use of force training, as well as a plethora of other yearly training to ensure everyone is up-to-date with the latest laws.

Community-Oriented Policing

Our model is based around community-oriented policing. We acknowledge that we need the public's trust to successfully carry out our mission.

NEED 9-1-1?

Call if you can, text if you can't.


You're deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech disability.

You're in a situation where it's unsafe to call 9-1-1 for help.

You're having a medical emergency and are unable to speak.