Mesquite Police Department

  • Agency: Mesquite Police Department
  • Address: 695 Mayan Cir, Mesquite, 89027 NV
  • Chief: Troy Tanner (Chief of Police)
Phone: 702-346-5262
Fax: 702-346-5537

Mesquite Police Department is located at 695 Mayan Cir, Mesquite, 89027 NV. The Chief of Police of the department is Troy Tanner. The Mesquite Police Department phone number is 702-346-5262.

Mesquite Police Department News

Want to start a rewarding career with us? Come run with our recruiters twice during the month of November at Virgin Valley High School. The high school is located at 820 Valley View Drive. This program is designed to help applicants become more familiar with the physical fitness requirements necessary to enter the police academy. Come practice the Physical Agility Test and ask Officers questions about a career with Mesquite PD. Thursday, November 8th at 6 p.m. & Tuesday, November 20th at 6 p.m. Recruiters will also be at the Mesquite Works Job Fair on November 7th from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Held at the Rising Star Sports Ranch.

Mesquite PD Arrest Two Suspects for Burglary and Drug Charges

Five days into our "No Shave November" fundraising event! You should start noticing some scruff on MPD officers. They have to collect donations in order to grow their beards. As a reminder, we are raising money for Olivia (Liv) Stuart, a 15 year old girl diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. You can follow her on her instagram page at: love.4liv If you would like to know more on how you can assist Liv, contact the Mesquite Police Department.

Veterans Day parade. Thank you to all our local veterans for the service you have given to our great nation.

Another successful Trunk or Treat in Mesquite! We noticed a trend in family costumes and we loved it! Mesquite Police employees love Halloween. They work hard and donate a lot of time and effort into putting on this event in order to provide a safe place for our children to enjoy Halloween festivities. We would like to thank the local businesses who joined the fun and the community members who anonymously donated candy for our department to hand out. Without their support this event would not be possible.

Hocus Pocus-Having fun is our focus! Trunk or Treat 2018 is happening now! Special thanks to Mesquite Gaming for letting the Police Department use the Oasis Parking Garage!

I know it is Halloween and we are all hyped up from eating lots of candy but let’s be serious for a minute: PLEASE WATCH FOR CHILDREN IN THE ROADWAY! Have a safe and Happy Halloween!

The Mesquite Rotary Wizard and Jester are ready for what they affectionately call the “Kid parade,” and they also say they have the best candy!

We are ready for Trunk or Treat, all we are missing is you! Local businesses are setting up their trunks and we have lots of fun in store. We will see you at 5:30! Event is located in the Oasis Parking Garage.

We are helping VVHS get the word out about their annual Dinner and Auction. Please see the attached announcements! You can buy raffle tickets at the high school or at the Mesquite Police Department lobby.

Mesquite Police Warn Public of Trending Frauds and Scams

When Carmex learned it was National Cat Day she stopped in to ask that we put out an APB for a human who is looking to snuggle during the long winter nights ahead. For more information about Carmex or other shelter animals available for adoption please call 346-5268 or visit the shelter, at 795 Hardy Way.

Chief Tanner was one of the first police chiefs in Nevada to endorse Marsy's Law. This was done as part of Chief Tanner's ongoing commitment to advocate for victim's rights.

School Resource Officer Stewart and Goodsell have just started this years' D.R.E.A.M.S. program at Hughes Middle School. The acronym stands for Decisions, Responsibilities, Education, Achievement, Motivation, and Self-Esteem. The seven week program will teach students how to make positive choices. Our School Resource Officers are working hard at keeping our schools here in our community safe. If you see one of these guys, give them a high five!

Mesquite Police K9 Locates Illegal Drugs on Two Separate Traffic Stops

Mesquite Police Officers to Get Hairy for No Shave November

If you are looking for a rewarding and honorable career, Mesquite PD is hiring. Mesquite is a great place to live and work! The full application and job announcement information can be found at: Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for further updates on upcoming recruiting events where you can meet with officers. Please like and share.

The Mesquite Police Department 9-1-1 Communications Center is looking for a dedicated professional to join us in serving each other, our fellow first responders and our community. If you are in Southern Nevada, or it sounds like Mesquite is the place you would like to be, then please check our our job posting and apply! Applications are being accepted through November 14th at 11:59pm. Mesquite PD Communications Dispatcher, $38,188.80 - $52,208. Applicants must be able to work all shifts. City paid retirement into Nevada Pers at 100%. Health, Dental and Vision Insurance at $100 per pay period by the employee, the rest is paid by the employer after 60 days. Shift Differential of $75. Holiday Pay, Overtime Pay, Longevity Pay, and Paid Time Off & Sick Time. A valid typing certificate from a reliable testing agency/school is required when submitting your application (no online typing certificates will be accepted).

On October 3rd, Mesquite Police Captain Chesley surprised a local hero by meeting him at his place of work and congratulating him for an act of bravery. On September 9th, a Mesquite Police Officer was assaulted by an amber alert kidnapping suspect while attempting to lawfully apprehend him. Mr. Lane noticed the officer needed help and voluntarily put himself in harm's way to help subdue the suspect. For his act of bravery and putting himself in danger to assist one of our officers, we wanted say thank you and show him our appreciation. Thank you Mr. Lane, you are a hero for sure.

Mesquite Police Carrying Narcan for Opioid Overdose

We would like to thank the staff at the Senior Center for hosting Coffee with a Cop this morning.

Tomorrow is National Coffee with a Cop Day! We will be at the Mesquite Senior Center from 8 a.m until 9:30 a.m. Please join us for coffee and conversation. We look forward to meeting you.