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9-1-1 Communications Center

Our 911 Communications Center is the dispatch center for the Police, Fire and Ambulance agencies in the city. The 911 Communication Center answers thousands of telephone calls each month, all the telephone calls are disseminated to the appropriate agency. 

The non-emergency emergency telephone number for City of Mesquite is (702) 346-5262.   This number should be used to request a Patrol Officer, to report suspicious people or vehicles or any non-life threatening event. 


When to call 9-1-1

Call 9-1-1 if there is a threat to loss of life or property. An emergency is any situation that requires immediate assistance from Emergency Medical Services, the Police or Fire Department. Call 9-1-1 to:

  • SAVE A LIFE.
  • STOP A CRIME.
  • REPORT A FIRE.

In any other situation, please call the non-emergency number (702) 346-5262.


9-1-1 How does it work?

Mesquite Police Dispatchers take all of the 9-1-1 calls for the City of Mesquite. Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Boulder City and nearby Mohave County jurisdictions all have their own Police Departments. If you call 9-1-1 from a phone located in one of these areas, your call will be routed to the respective department's dispatch center. Therefore, when you call 9-1-1 from a phone within Mesquite City limits, you will be talking to the Dispatchers who work at Mesquite Police Department Communications Center.  If you call 9-1-1 from Bunkerville or Overton areas, your call will be routed to Las Vegas Metro Dispatch.