Crime Prevention Programs

The Mesquite Police Department’s Crime Prevention Section provides crime-deterrent services and programs to the residents and businesses of Mesquite with the goal of reducing crime and the fear of crime. We believe that education and awareness about crime-related issues empowers our residents to play a vital role in helping make Mesquite a safe place to live, work, and play.

Available Programs


  • Neighborhood Crime Watch
  • Stranger Danger Program and Video for K-3rd Grade
  • The Other Side: A Pedestrian Safety Program K-5th Grade
  • Red-E Fox Emergency 911 K-3rd Grade
  • Eddie Eagle Gun Safety 1st-5th Grade
  • Roll of a Police Officer K-4th Grade
  • Adult Safety
  • Drug Awareness
  • Home Insurance Inspections (Includes possible Insurance premium reduction)
  • Bank Robbery Seminars
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
  • Security Surveys for Home or Business
  • Police Stations Tours
  • Help End Auto Theft (HEAT)

Contact Us

For More Information, please contact Crime Prevention at 972-216-6600. If you live south of Highway 80, you may also contact Torrey Rhone at 972-216-8781. If you life north of Highway 80, you may also contact Steven Contreras at 972-329-8757.