Rotary Recognizes Officers

Mesquite Police Officer Wyatt Oliver and Mesquite Firefighter Spencer Lewis were among the more than one hundred southern Nevada safety officers recognized for outstanding service at this year’s SOAR Ceremony on Monday, September 8, 2014. This is t … [Read more...]

Taser victim identified

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office has learned the identity of the motorcycle rider involved in the incident of Friday August 29, 2014 in the Littlefield area of Mohave County, Arizona. The individual has been identified as 44 year old Michael (Mike) … [Read more...]

MCSO arrest leads to suspected taser-related death

Friday evening, 8/29/14 at about 8:40 pm Mohave County Sheriff Deputies in the Littlefield area of the Arizona Strip saw a motorcycle with no rear plate operating on the roadway.  They started to make a traffic stop and the rider, a white male bel … [Read more...]

If You’re Impaired, Find a Ride or Authorities Will Find One For You

Drivers Under the Influence the Focus of Statewide Law Enforcement Aug. 25-Sept. 7 Labor Day weekend remains one of the deadliest holidays on our nation’s roadways. Law enforcement agencies statewide are reminding motorists and motorcycle riders t … [Read more...]

School starts, zone speeds in effect, patrols increased

All Mesquite area schools will be back in session today. The Mesquite Police Department would like to remind motorists and pedestrians of the city’s school zone locations and hours in which the reduced speeds will be enforced. All school zones within … [Read more...]

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...]