ABOUT THE MPD

The Memphis Police Department is a multi-dimensional agency dedicated to maintaining public safety through crime prevention, community policing and data-driven intelligence. Staffed with officers who are highly trained, technically proficient and culturally sensitive, we are a pro-active police force that solves problems by building trust, communication and cooperation with the communities we serve.

MISSION
The Memphis Police Department’s goal is to create and maintain an overall environment for public safety. Our vision is for Memphis to be recognized for zero tolerance for crime as well as its compassion and responsiveness to the needs, rights, and expectations of all its citizens. The Memphis Police Department continues to make great progress in providing safe environments for the citizens of Memphis while developing strong partnerships within the community.

EXPLORE THE AGENCY

DIVISIONS

MPD’s Divisions handle the day-to-day operations for the agency. The Divisions are: Administrative, Uniform Patrol I and II, Special Operations, Investigative and Information Systems

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

The Community Outreach Program (C.O.P.) is an MPD initiative that was developed through the restructuring of the Co-Acts to better serve the community relative to community policing and the reduction of juvenile violence.

HOW DO I ..

The “How do I ..” section is a detailed listing for requesting information, retrieving property, paying fines, communicating with the MPD, downloading forms, sending crime tips or reports and more.

PREVENTION & SAFETY

The Memphis Police Department’s mission is to protect the public safety of all citizens of Memphis by providing as much information as possible to keep you and your family safe.

POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

View the MPD’s policy and procedures manual. This section also details standard procedures for personal property release, firearm release, vehicle storage and release and complaint processing.

JOIN THE MPD

Working as a Memphis Police Officer will push you to learn real leadership, take on great responsibility, and reach your full potential all while making a difference in the City of Memphis. Learn how to apply!

MPD LEADERSHIP

Executive Command Staff