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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

  • Suspect Attempts to Pull Handgun on Officers On August 21, at approximately 11:45 p.m., Mesquite Police Officers were called to an apartment complex to investigate a domestic disturbance between two men.  While the officers were ...
    Posted Aug 25, 2016, 2:41 PM by Quinn Averett
  • Two Convicted Felons Arrested in Possession of Loaded Firearms On August 13, at approximately 9:00 p.m., a patrol officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle to investigate the driver for possibly being under the influence of ...
    Posted Aug 15, 2016, 9:42 AM by Quinn Averett
  • Methamphetamine Dealer Taken Into Custody On August 11, Mesquite Police Narcotics Detectives concluded a methamphetamine distribution investigation involving a drug dealer from Hurricane UT.  The drug dealer was making routine trips to Mesquite Nevada to ...
    Posted Aug 15, 2016, 8:13 AM by Quinn Averett
  • Mosquito testing update from the SNHD The Southern Nevada Health District posted on their online mosquito monitoring report that mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile inside the zip code of Mesquite Nevada on 8/4/2016 ...
    Posted Aug 8, 2016, 3:48 PM by Quinn Averett
  • Robbery Suspect Taken Into Custody On August 5, Mesquite Police Officers were dispatched to Iron Mountain Cleaners to investigate a robbery which had just occurred.  A suspect had walked into the business, walked behind the ...
    Posted Aug 8, 2016, 10:39 AM by Quinn Averett
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