About the McKinney Police Department
The McKinney Police Department is a full service municipal police agency that is authorized 188 sworn officer positions and 50 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 2014-15 the Department’s adopted operating budget is approximately $25,990,000. 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 has been recognized for being compliant with the Texas Police Chief Association’s Best Practices Program, most recently in 2014. Also MPD is currently engaged in seeking national accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.
The MPD organizational structure is as follows:
- Two Assistant Chiefs report directly to the Chief of Police, as does the Compliance and Inspections Manager, Internal Affairs Sergeant and an Administrative Assistant. Each Assistant Chief manages a bureau.
- The Administrative Support Bureau oversees Criminal Investigations, including Crime Scene Search and Property / Evidence, budget and purchasing and Professional Services.
- The Professional Services Division includes hiring, training, public education, Records Section, School Resource Unit, and the Municipal Court and Warrants Unit.
- The Field Operations Bureau is responsible for Patrol, Traffic, Communications and Special Operations, including Canine Unit, Mounted Unit, Bike Patrol, 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.”