Welcome to the Jonesboro Police Department



Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over



The Jonesboro Police Department is led by Chief Rick Elliott. The department serves a city of approximately sixty-seven thousand, plus many more school-year temporary residents who come to attend Arkansas State University, as well as many daily visitors who come to work or shop.

The Department has 154 sworn officer positions and a total of 33 full and part time civilian support employees.

 

MISSION STATEMENT

"The City of Jonesboro Police Department shall strive to ensure that all of our citizens are served in a professional, ethical and equitable manner that respects individuals, protects our democratic ideals and system of government, pursues greater accountability of police, greater public share in decision making and greater concern for civil rights and liberties."



JPD CONDUCTING CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY

The Jonesboro Police Department is opening its doors to citizens who want a working knowledge of police functions, policies and services through a new community outreach program, the Citizen Police Academy.

Citizens Police Academy Schedule

Citizens Police Academy Application Form

 


 News:
12-12-2014 JPD CONDUCTING CITIZENS POLICE ACADEMY 
The Jonesboro Police Department is opening its doors to citizens who want a working knowledge of police functions, policies and services through a new community outreach program, the Citizen Police Academy.
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12-12-2014 DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER 
Jonesboro Police will be conducting their annual \\"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over\\" campaign Friday, December 12 through Thursday, January 1st.
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11-18-2014 JPD Leads the Way at Law Enforcement Academy 
Several new JPD officers took awards at the recent graduation of Class 2014-B of the Law Enforcement Training Academy at Black River Technical College, including Overall Top Graduate.
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04-09-2013 Three month investigation yields multiple arrests in Sexting and Rape case 
Three month investigation yields multiple arrests in Sexting and Rape case
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03-07-2013 Jonesboro Police Alerts Young Drivers  
Jonesboro Police Alerts Young Drivers - Zero Tolerance for Underage Drinking
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