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Mission Statement

“The mission of the Mesquite Police Department is to safeguard the lives, property, and constitutional rights of all; while effectively providing proactive services with professionalism, honor and integrity."




A Message from the Chief
Welcome to the Mesquite Police Department’s Website.  Here you will find the services of a professional organization dedicated to providing the highest quality police service to residents and visitors in the City of Mesquite.

The duty of the Mesquite Police Department is to improve the services and resources currently available as well as identifying and providing new services to the citizens we serve.  We will accomplish that duty through our community policing commitment.

Our objective is to help unite our community with public safety professionals so we may all work together to solve and prevent crime, resolve problems with increasing effectiveness, and provide for the diverse public safety needs of our community.

It is my belief that people are our most valuable resource, the men and women of this department have established an exemplary record of law enforcement service to our community. We are committed to enhancing public safety and improving the quality of life for everyone who works, plays, or visits this wonderful city.

On behalf of the men and women of the Mesquite Police Department, I thank you for your continued support. Through your involvement, I am confident our department will continue to provide the City of Mesquite with an unsurpassed level of service.

Police News

  • Police Employees Honored at Elks Law and Order Luncheon Police Chief Troy Tanner presented Officer of the Year and Civilian Employee of the Year awards on Wednesday, January 28th at the Elks annual Law and Order Luncheon. Corrections Sgt ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2016, 4:43 PM by Tyson Kennedy
  • 911 Calls From AT&T Cell Phones Temporarily Rerouted to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Dispatch Center Mesquite, NV – A recent AT&T upgrade from 3G to 4G LTE has caused 911 calls from AT&T and T-MOBILE cell phones within the City of Mesquite to ...
    Posted Jan 28, 2016, 4:41 PM by Tyson Kennedy
  • Multiple Vehicles Burglarized, Suspects in Custody Over the past two weeks, the Mesquite Police Department has been investigating multiple vehicle burglaries which have been occurring from inside parked motor vehicles.  Over this same time period, Mesquite ...
    Posted Dec 31, 2015, 8:31 AM by Tyson Kennedy
  • Another Successful Year of “Shop With a Cop” Chief Troy Tanner and the men and women of the Mesquite Police Department want to give a heartfelt thanks to the citizens, businesses, and friends of the Mesquite Police Department ...
    Posted Dec 17, 2015, 4:11 PM by Tyson Kennedy
  • Traffic Accident Temporarily Closes Busy Intersection On December 16, at approximately 5:18 P.M. the Mesquite Police Department responded to  a head-on collision which had occurred at the intersection of Hillside Drive and North ...
    Posted Dec 17, 2015, 4:10 PM by Tyson Kennedy
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