Welcome to the Jonesboro Police Department



The Jonesboro Police Department will be testing for the position of Police Officer on September 13, 2014.

Applications can be picked at City Hall (South Church St. at Creath Ave.), Police Administration or the desk sergeant located at 410 W. Washington Avenue.

Download Application HERE!!

The Jonesboro Police Department is led by Chief Michael Yates. 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."

Click Here for the Spring 2014 Pass List

Click here for the 2013 Jonesboro Police Department ANNUAL SUMMARY REPORT

 


 News:
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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03-07-2013 Get Jonesboro Fixed 
Cat Nueter Clinic and Rabies Vactionation
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09-25-2012 Residents Encouraged to Participate in National Night Out 
Residents Encouraged to Participate in National Night Out
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04-27-2012 The Police Departments Celebrates Distinguished Career of Retiring Officer. 
The Jonesboro Police Department celebrated the career of retiring Lt Roger Morphis. Lt Morphis is a highly decorated officer who has served the police department in a number of capacities. Lt Morphis served the police department for more than twenty years.
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