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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

  • MPD Friendly Reminder: Please Protect Your Gifts This Holiday Season The Mesquite Police Department wants everyone to have a safe and happy holiday season.  We have already received a complaint of Christmas packages being stolen off of front doorsteps after ...
    Posted Dec 19, 2016, 10:18 AM by Quinn Averett
  • Mesquite Police Receive Report of Attempted Animal Poisonings On Sunday, November 27, a resident of the Sun City area of Mesquite reported to the police department that pieces of cubed meat had been found in his yard.  The ...
    Posted Dec 19, 2016, 10:12 AM by Quinn Averett
  • Mesquite Meth Dealer Taken Into Custody On December 13th, Mesquite Police Narcotics Detectives were able to conclude a lengthy drug dealing investigation which had been ongoing for many months.  Their investigation involved a local Mesquite ...
    Posted Dec 14, 2016, 3:46 PM by Quinn Averett
  • Mesquite Police Identify Two Theft Suspects On two separate occasions, in April and May of 2016, two females and one male suspect entered a local department store and on both occasions stole over $1000.00 worth ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2016, 2:47 PM by Quinn Averett
  • MPD Files Additional Charges on Burglary Suspect On Tuesday, November 29, Mesquite Police Detectives completed their investigations into more burglary and theft investigations after determining Erik Rasmusson, was their sole suspect.  The detectives’ investigations led to the ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2016, 2:39 PM by Quinn Averett
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