Mesquite Police Department

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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.

Getting Involved

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.

  1. Prayer Vigil for Officer Richard Houston

    A Prayer Vigil will be held on Sunday, Dec. 5, 8 p.m. in front of the Mesquite Police Department for Officer Richard Houston. Read on...
  2. Message from Mayor Daniel Alemán Jr.

    Please join us on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. for Prayer Vigil in front of the Mesquite Police Department, 777 N. Galloway Avenue. Read on...
  3. Mesquite Police Officer Richard Houston is killed in the line of duty

    The Mesquite Police Department announced that Police Officer Richard Houston was fatally wounded in the line of duty on Dec. 3. Officer Houston was a 21-year veteran of the Mesquite Police Department and was married with three children. Read on...
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