The Mayor s Office is governed by the City of Monroe in Louisiana, which administers a police department that works for the protection of residents lives and properties. The City of Monroe s government operates a fire department that provides emergency medical, public education and fire suppression services. The city s government administers a public works department that is responsible for the maintenance of streets and drainage facilities. Its government also has engineering, public relations, economic development, legal and community affairs departments. The City of Monroe s government additionally provides online information about local schools, museums, parks, zoos, galleries, and historic homes and buildings.