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. Mosquito spraying begins tonight

    The City of Mesquite has received a positive West Nile-Virus report from DSHS Lab in Austin. Spraying will start tonight at 10 p.m. in the neighborhood bounded by Cartwright Road, Pioneer Road and Valley Creek Park. Attached is the map of the spray area. Read on...
  2. Census takers will be in Mesquite neighborhoods

    As part of its Nonresponse Follow-up Operation, the U.S. Census Bureau is visiting every household that has not already responded to the 2020 Census to ensure a complete and accurate count. Read on...
  3. Mosquito spraying begins tonight

    The City of Mesquite has received ten positive West Nile-Virus reports from Dallas County Mosquito Lab in the following zip codes: six in 75149, three in 75181 and one in 75150. Read on...
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