The Meridian Police Department is dedicated to fostering community partnerships while keeping Meridian a safe place to live, work and raise a family. The Crime Prevention unit works with neighborhood leaders, safety advocates, and many local organizations to help further our safety messages. Prevention of crime is directly related to the quality of life in our neighborhoods.

The Meridian Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit’s mission is to help prevent, reduce, and remove crime through educating and empowering Meridian community members. For more information of any of these topics, please contact:

Sarah Herrick
Crime Prevention Specialist
Phone: (208) 846-7307
Fax: (208) 846-7366

Jennifer Abrao
Crime Prevention Specialist
Phone: (208) 895-3341
Fax: (208) 846-7366

Neighborhood Watch

Working to strengthen our community through the reduction and prevention of crime within the City of Meridian.

Report Suspicious Activity

Emergency: 911

Non Emergency Dispatch: (208) 377-6790

Meridian Police Department: (208) 888-6678

Animal Control: (208) 343-3166

Neighborhood Watch is designed to increase neighborhood livability by reducing crime through active citizen participation and diligence.

For more information, see our Neighborhood Watch Brochure

Public Safety Academy

collage- public safety attendies listening to Police presentation, attendies examining protective gear, police with K9 dog at sunset

Would you like to watch a Special Weapons and Tactics demonstration? Ever wondered how Detectives collect evidence? Want to drive a Patrol Car? Join us for Public Safety Academy! This 10 week course is an educational experience like no other that will teach you the ins and outs of the Meridian Police and Fire Department.

Public Safety Academy 2019 Schedule

Public Safety Academy Application

Construction Theft Prevention


REMOVE TOOLS or secure at site.

SECURE AND LOCK TRAILERS if left on site. It is preferred that trailers are taken home or removed from jobsite each day.

AVOID DELIVERIES ON FRIDAY that will not be used until Monday.

LOCK ALL DOORS AND WINDOWS when you leave, especially during weekends.


National Night Out

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighborhoods and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community and provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighborhoods together.

National Night Out brochure page 1 2017 National Night Out brochure page 2

Register your Neighborhood for National Night Out here

Community Outreach

Meridian Police understand the importance of positive community relationships. Building the strong foundation of trust and mutual dedication to protecting our community is essential.

Police at the Dairy Days Parade Police in a neighborhood with a crowd of children

The Meridian Police Department is happy to provide tours and presentations. Please fill out the form below to request our services.

Community Event Outreach Request Form

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