Red Mountain Patrol Division Crime Prevention Officer

Lindy Marino has been in law enforcement since 1989 -- six years with Prince George's County Police, Maryland, Press Information Office writing press releases, speeches and planning special events; and since 1995 with the Mesa Police Department.  After attending the Mesa Police Crime Scene Academy, Lindy worked in the Crime Scene Unit for 2-1/2 years before joining the Crime Prevention unit in June 1998.

As an Internationally Certified Crime Prevention Officer, Lindy works with members of the community to resolve community problems and concerns. She teaches a variety of crime prevention classes, including Workplace Violence and Personal Safety. She also teaches women's personal safety courses.  She also conducts security surveys for and works with the businesses in the Red Mountain Division.

Lindy has two degrees in government, a Masters in Counseling/Psychology, and in May 2001 graduated Summa Cum Laude from NAU with a M.Ed. She is a member of the International Society of Crime Prevention Practitioners (ISCPP) and the Arizona Crime Prevention Association (ACPA). Lindy is a certified CPTED (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) Practitioner and is certified by AZPOST (Arizona Peace Officer Standards in Training) as a general instructor for crime prevention topics.

On May 15, 2008 Lindy received the "Officer of the Year" award from the Mesa Optimists organization.

To schedule a presentation for your group, neighborhood or employees, work with your business, start a Neighborhood Watch, or for any other crime prevention related information, please contact Lindy at 480-644-3921 or by email to



Mesa Police Department
Red Mountain Patrol Division