Bank robbery pursuit ends with arrest

On Thursday, July 31st, The Mesquite Police Department received a request for assistance from Utah and Arizona Officers, who were involved a vehicle pursuit traveling south on Interstate 15. The information received was the vehicle being pursued was … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police Captain Appointed To Nevada Public Safety Communications Committee

Mesquite Police Captain Scott Taylor has been appointed by Governor Sandoval to serve as a member of the newly formed Nevada Public Safety Communications Committee (NPSCC). The by-laws of the committee declare its purpose is to: 1) Represent … [Read more...]

MPD reminds community to be safe this weekend

This Fourth of July the Mesquite Police Department (MPD) wants to wish everyone a safe and happy Independence Day. Americans love to celebrate Independence Day with family, friends, food, and fireworks. Far too often alcohol turns the celebration in … [Read more...]

MPD Enforces Underage Drinking Laws

As part of a state wide effort, the Mesquite Police Department (MPD) participates in Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL), which is a grant funded program through the Nevada State Juvenile Justice Commission. MPD Officers have received additional … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police Department Receives Armored Vehicle

When Defense Department’s Excess Property Program announced in March of 2013 that armored vehicles were available to law enforcement agencies across the country, the Mesquite Police Department (MPD) wasted no time in submitting an application through … [Read more...]

MPD releases public safety statement

Throughout the past of couple weeks, there has been a flood of nationwide television coverage in the Mesquite area, specifically Bunkerville, Nevada. The Mesquite Police Department has received numerous inquiries as to the safety of our residents and … [Read more...]