Police Department: The Mesquite Police Department is committed to serving and protecting the citizens and visitors of the City of Mesquite. The mission of the Mesquite Police Department includes:
The protection of life and property,
The preservation of the peace and the suppression of disorder,
The prevention of crime and the promotion of traffic safety,
The apprehension of offenders and the recovery of stolen property, and
The enforcement of city ordinances, state laws and federal laws within the framework of law and societal expectations.