Mesquite Police Department

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The Mesquite Police Department is committed to serving and protecting the citizens and visitors of the City of Mesquite. The mission of the Mesquite Police Department includes:
  • The protection of life and property
  • The preservation of the peace and the suppression of disorder
  • The prevention of crime and the promotion of traffic safety
  • The apprehension of offenders and the recovery of stolen property
  • The enforcement of city ordinances, state laws and federal laws within the framework of law and societal expectations
We strive to provide an exemplary level of professional service in fulfilling this mission.

Getting Involved

Community interaction is a crucial part of the Mesquite Police Department’s crime fighting philosophy. The Mesquite Police Department makes every effort to work with the community to identify and resolve problems that affect the crime rate and quality-of-life issues in our city. We consider this site to be a valuable source of community interaction and hope that you will participate in this process. Please take advantage of the online services that are offered and provide any information that you believe may help the Police Department achieve its mission.

  1. Christmas in the Park this weekend

    After consulting with Police Chief David Gill, it is our consensus to continue with the Christmas in the Park event this weekend despite the tragic loss of our friend and colleague. Read on...
  2. Governor Abbott Statement On Death Of Mesquite Police Officer

    Gov Abbott today issued a statement after the death of a Mesquite Police Department officer who was shot in the line of duty earlier this afternoon Read on...
  3. Mesquite Police Officer Involved Shooting

    On Friday, December 3, 2021, at approximately 1:40 P.M. Mesquite Police Officers were dispatched to a disturbance in the 1500 block of S. Belt Line Rd. in the City of Mesquite. Read on...
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