Police Services

MPD Academy 

The Memphis Police Department (MPD) provides police services to the 647,771 citizens of Memphis in a 315 square-mile area with a total complement of 2,450 officers. See also http://www.memphispolice.org/

Our 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.

Our 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
For emergencies always dial 911. To report other non-emergency crimes or to request police assistance dial: 545-COPS (2677) or 545-2677.

Questions or Comments? Our Email address is mpd@memphispolice.org.

Career Opportunities in Public Safety with the MPD
Join the “Greatest Career Choice in Law Enforcement!” Contact the MPD Recruiting Team at 1-800-318-4164.
For testing dates and additional information needed to become one of Memphis’ Finest Police Officers, click here.

MPD Precincts
There are currently nine Precincts 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 precinct for information on these and other community services offered by the Memphis Police Department.

Calls for police assistance DO NOT originate from the precincts. If you need police assistance dial 545-COPS (2677). For an EMERGENCY always dial 911.

Do you need to:
  • Talk to an investigator about a specific case?
  • Obtain a copy of a police report?
  • Report drug activity?
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    You can find the answers you need by calling the following numbers:
    • VehicleTheft Squad- 636-3200
    • Burglary Squad- 636-3250
    • Central Records- 636-3650
    • Citizen's Dispute- 636-3520
    • Domestic Violence Squad- 636-3741
    • Economic Crimes Bureau- 636-3350
    • General Assignment Squad- 636-3559
    • Homicide Squad- 636-3300
    • Internal Affairs- 636-4955
    • Internet Crimes Against Children- 636-3240
    • Juvenile Court- 528-8400
    • Sexual Assault Resource Center- 272-2020
    • Robbery Squad- 636-3980
    • Sex Crimes- 636-3330
    • Traffic Division- 636-4640
    • Vehicle Storage Lot- 353-8200
    • Vice & Narcotics Unit (drugs, gangs)- 528-2338
    • LGBTQ Liaison: Davin Clemons - (901) 831-0821
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