Memphis Police Department

The Memphis Police Department (MPD) is dedicated to preserving the public safety for all citizens of Memphis. As a pro-active community policing agency, the Memphis Police Department has made great strides in providing safe environments for the citizens of Memphis while developing strong partnerships within the community. MPD is a multidimensional agency and one of the most progressive police departments in the nation, and is staffed with officers who are innovative, highly trained, technically proficient, and culturally sensitive. MPD employs 441 civilians including dispatchers, police service technicians, administrators, mechanics, clerks, neighborhood watch coordinators, and school crossing guards.