Clark County votes to increase sales tax for More Cops funding

Tuesday marked a pivotal point in Clark County history when Clark County Commissioners voted in favor of increasing sales tax within Clark County from 8.1% to 8.15% beginning in January 2016. Former Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie had been trying … [Read more...]

Two Pillars of MPD Retire

In an emotional farewell, a large crowd filled the Mesquite Senior Center meeting room to honor retiring police officers Ron Richmond and Mike Van Houten. The Sept. 1 ceremony was hosted by Mesquite Police Department Chief Troy Tanner and Lt. MaQuade … [Read more...]

One arrested for assault with deadly weapon last Saturday

On Saturday, August 1, in the early morning hours, a 26 year old male arrived via private vehicle to Mesa View Regional Hospital with substantial injuries to his head. Mesquite Police Officers were dispatched to the hospital to investigate the … [Read more...]

Summer Fatalities Multiply; Speed to Blame

Nevada Highway Patrol will be working around the clock to urge drivers and riders to slow their speed. In an effort to eliminate the recent spike in statewide fatalities, agencies aligned with Joining Forces will be focused on enforcing speed limit … [Read more...]

Police survey residents’ opinions

The Mesquite Police Department invites Mesquite residents to take a short citizen survey. Information will be used to enhance police services. Go to this link: to fill out the anonymous survey. … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police Dispatch Center Implements New Call Taking System

On May 15 of 2015, the Mesquite Police Department Dispatch Center started using the new call taking system, ProQA Paramount by Priority Dispatch. They would like to take some time to discuss some of the features of the new system that will be … [Read more...]

Adult Male Injured in Shooting Incident

On Sunday, June 21, at approximately 11 a.m. Mesquite Police Officers were dispatched to the Wells Fargo Bank located at the corner of Mesquite Blvd and Grapevine Blvd, regarding multiple gunshots being fired.  The arriving officers’ initial in … [Read more...]

Mesquite SWAT Team Serves Search Warrant at Local Residence

On Wednesday, June 17, Mesquite Police Narcotics Detectives concluded an investigation involving multiple Mesquite residents selling and trafficking methamphetamine and marijuana in the Mesquite area.  Due to the amount of suspects as well as their … [Read more...]

Two Mesquite Residents Arrested on Meth and Marijuana Charges

On June 11, Mesquite Police Officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious activity occurring in the parking lot of a local business.  Officers made contact with two males and observed evidence of illegal drugs being exchanged.  It was determined … [Read more...]

Mesquite Police and Fire Convert to Upgraded Radio System

On June 14, 2015, the Mesquite Police Department, Fire Department, and 911 dispatch center officially converted over to the long awaited Motorola Solutions P25 Digital Radio System.  This new highly sophisticated system provides enhanced clarity, … [Read more...]