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Police Department

The Memphis Police Department provides police services to more than 650,000 citizens of Memphis and visitors in a 315 square-mile area.

Mission: To create and maintain public safety in the City of Memphis. We do so with focused attention on preventing and reducing crime, enforcing the law and apprehending criminals.

Vision: To create and maintain for the City of Memphis an environment of public safety recognized for its zero tolerance for crime and its compassion and responsiveness to the needs, rights, and expectations of all its citizens, employees, and visitors.

To Report an EMERGENCY: Always dial 911.

To report other non-emergency crimes or to request police assistance dial: 545-COPS (901) 545-2677.

Want to Join the “Best in Blue?” The Greatest Career Choice in Law Enforcement!

Contact the MPD Recruiting Team at 1-800-318-4164.
For testing dates and additional information to join the MPD, click here

MPD Police Stations

There are currently nine Police Stations in the Memphis area. Need a Neighborhood Watch Group started in your neighborhood? Want to learn more about the inner workings of the MPD through the Citizens Police Academy? Contact your local police station for information on these and other community services offered by the Memphis Police Department. 

MPD Contacts

 Do you need to:

  • Talk to an investigator about a specific case?
  • Obtain a copy of a police report?
  • Report drug activity?
  • Search for Stolen Property Online? Click Here.

You can find the answers you need by calling the following numbers:

Questions or Comments regarding Police Services? Our email address is