About the McKinney Police Department
The McKinney Police Department is a full service municipal police agency that is authorized 202 sworn officer positions and 59 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 2016-17 the Department’s adopted operating budget is approximately $31,138,000. 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 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 May of 2014. 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, Public Information Officer, Public Education, Internal Affairs Sergeant and an Executive Assistant. Each Assistant Chief manages a bureau.
- The Administrative Support Bureau oversees Criminal Investigations, including Crime Scene Search and Property / Evidence, and the Professional Services Division.
- The Professional Services Division includes Accreditation, Recruiting and Hiring, Training, Records Section, Neighborhood Police, Bike Patrol, Mounted Unit and the School Resource Unit.
- The Field Operations Bureau is responsible for Patrol, Traffic, Communications 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.” 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.”