Memphis Police Department Closes Nine Precincts to the Public

Memphis Police Department has closed its nine precincts to the public in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

“Due to the notable spread of the novel Coronavirus, and our concern for the safety of our citizens and officers, access to the Memphis Police Department’s police stations will be restricted for emergencies only,” the department said in a statement on Facebook.

A closure notice with the police station’s phone number has been posted at all precincts to let the people know that officers are on-site to help, but the public is n not allowed inside unless there is an emergency.

A front desk officer will help people by phone or if needed they will come outside to assist, practicing social distancing.

Anyone with a traffic ticket or citation can go online to pay at or call 901-636-3400 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.. If you have a red light camera ticket go to or call 1-866-790-4111.