Mesquite Police Department

  1. Photos
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. Upcoming Hearings on Statewide Electrical Blackouts

    Texas House and Senate committees will hold hearings Thursday, Feb. 25 on the statewide electrical blackouts during last week’s weather event. Read on...
  2. Mesquite Police Department graduates five new recruits from Basic Peace Officer Course

    On Feb. 19, five new Mesquite Police Officers graduated from the Mesquite Police Department’s (MPD) Basic Peace Officer Course (BPOC). Read on...
  3. Mesquite receives Economic Excellence recognition five years in a row

    For the fifth year in a row, the City of Mesquite’s Economic Development Department received the Economic Excellence Recognition from the Texas Economic Development Council. Read on...
View All