Jerald Monahan, MS

Jerald Monahan

Chief of Police, Yavapai College Police Department


Jerald Monahan has over four decades of service as an Arizona public safety official, currently serving as the Chief of Police for Yavapai College Police Department in Prescott. He has served in a Chief’s position since 2005 with several agencies.

Actively involved in the prevention and intervention of violence, Chief Monahan previously served as a member of the Board of Directors for End Violence Against Women International, including serving as the Board President. He also serves as a consultant and trainer for the National Domestic Violence Fatality Review Initiative and Family Violence Institute. He is the Advisory Board Chair of the National Center for the Prevention of Community Violence (NCPCV) and serves as the Associate Director of Training and Business Development for this national non-profit. Chief Monahan has served on various boards and commissions, all with their mission and focus on interrupting the process of violence with an emphasis on preventing violence against women.

Chief Monahan holds a Master of Science in Leadership and Crisis Preparedness and a Bachelor of Science in Public Safety Administration from Grand Canyon University. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, 230th Session.