Welcome to the Jonesboro Police Department website! Our goal with this site is for the citizens of this community and beyond to have easy access to the police department day and night. Just a few of the features of our site include integrated contact forms and a phone directory for your convenience in the Contact JPD page. You can find tons of information on here about the department, how we operate and the different services we provide for our community in the Divisions sections. Answers to most of your questions can be located on the FAQ page. If you are interested in employment with our department, look at the “Join JPD” page to see if you have what it takes to be an officer. This site also offers the latest news from JPD, officer spotlights, sex offender information, community events, and safety tips and videos.

Thank you for taking the time to stop by and check out our site. Feel free to look around to see who we are, what we are about and what we offer the community. If you need any information not provided on this website contact us so we can help you.

“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.”

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 163 sworn officer positions and a total of 33 full and part time civilian support employees as well as a reserve police force made up of nearly 30 dedicated members.

Latest News

2602, 2019

Update: Aggravated Robbery at Jonesboro Family Dollar

February 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Update: Aggravated Robbery at Jonesboro Family Dollar

The suspect in Sunday's aggravated robbery of Family Dollar on Gee Street, is being charged as an adult.Kentorius Davenport, age 17, of Jonesboro, went before the Craighead County District Court on Monday and received a [...]

1402, 2019

Upcoming: Child passenger safety seat check-up event

February 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Upcoming: Child passenger safety seat check-up event

The Jonesboro Police Department along side Arkansas State University Police Department andrepresentatives from Arkansas Children’s Hospital will be hosting a Child Passenger Safety SeatCheck-up Event on Saturday, December 1st, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00 [...]

1402, 2019

Jonesboro Police Department respond to shooting and barricade subject

February 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Jonesboro Police Department respond to shooting and barricade subject

On Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Officers with the Jonesboro Police Department received a call at approximately 3:00 pm regarding a subject that had been shot multiple times. Officers responded to the 600 block of Gladiolus [...]

1402, 2019

Jonesboro Police Department responds to burglary of business

February 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Jonesboro Police Department responds to burglary of business

Officers with The Jonesboro Police Department were called to David’s Bridal located at 3009 EastHighland Dr on Monday, December 17, 2018 at approximately 8:30 pm. Once on scene,responding officers were told that a robbery had [...]

1402, 2019

JONESBORO POLICE INVESTIGATE AGGRAVATED ROBBERY OF DOLLAR GENERAL

February 14th, 2019|Comments Off on JONESBORO POLICE INVESTIGATE AGGRAVATED ROBBERY OF DOLLAR GENERAL

Jonesboro Police Officers were dispatched around 7 p.m. to Dollar General, located on East Highland, in reference to an aggravated robbery.  The suspect is described as a light-skinned, black male with short curly red-ish hair [...]

1402, 2019

Help Police Identify Forgery Suspect

February 14th, 2019|Comments Off on Help Police Identify Forgery Suspect

The Jonesboro Police need your help in identifying a forgery suspect. JPD Officers were dispatched to Casey’s General Store, on January 26th, in reference to counterfeit money.  The manager stated in the report, she noticed a suspicious [...]