About the McKinney Police Department
The McKinney Police Department is a full service municipal police agency that is authorized 231 sworn officer positions and 73 non-sworn civilian positions. Detention services are contracted with the Collin County Sheriff’s Office located a mile from the Public Safety Building.
Up-To-Date Equipment and Facilities
For fiscal year 2020-21 the Department’s adopted operating budget is $40,789,865. Police headquarters is housed in a modern Public Safety Building completed in 2006 and shared with the McKinney Fire Department Administration. The agency and its employees are equipped with up-to-date technology, a fully compliant P-25 radio system, and a superb fleet.
MPD was recently awarded re-accredited status through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). The agency also received re-recognition through the Texas Police Chief Association’s Best Practices Program, in August of 2018. MPD is the third agency in the State of Texas to gain state recognition and national accreditation.
The MPD organizational structure is as follows:
- Two Assistant Chiefs report directly to the Chief of Police, as does the Police Financial Analyst, Internal Affairs Sergeant, Executive Assistant and Administrative Sergeant. The Public Safety Officers and PIO/Social Media Coordinator report to the Administrative Sergeant. Each Assistant Chief manages a bureau.
- The Support Services Bureau includes the Professional Services Division which is comprised of Recruitment and Hiring, Training, Neighborhood Police, Public Education, Community Services, Mounted Unit, and the School Resource Unit. This Bureau also includes the Communications Division, the Accreditation Unit and the Investigative Support Division which is comprised of the Forensics Unit, Quartermaster, Records and Property and Evidence.
- The Operations Bureau is responsible for Criminal Investigations, Patrol, Traffic, and Special Operations, including Canine Unit, and SWAT Command. Patrol is deployed in a twelve-hour shift configuration.
The mission of the McKinney Police Department is, “To make the City of McKinney a safe place in which to live, work and visit.” The MPD is customer service oriented. This is demonstrated to our constituents through our personal values:
“Do the right thing. Do the best you can do. Treat people the way you want to be treated.”