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.
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.
Fines range from $500 to $4,000 for the use of fireworks or the discharge of firearms within city limits, with the illegal discharge of a firearm also carrying the possible penalty of up to one year in jail. Read on...