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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

1812, 2018

JONESBORO POLICE RESPOND TO ROBBERY OF BUSINESS

December 18th, 2018|Comments Off on JONESBORO POLICE RESPOND TO ROBBERY OF BUSINESS

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

1112, 2018

JONESBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPOND TO SHOOTING AND BARRICADED SUBJECT

December 11th, 2018|Comments Off on JONESBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPOND TO SHOOTING AND BARRICADED 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 [...]

3011, 2018

UPCOMING CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY SEAT CHECK-UP EVENT

November 30th, 2018|Comments Off on UPCOMING CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY SEAT CHECK-UP EVENT

The Jonesboro Police Department along side Arkansas State University Police Department and representatives from Arkansas Children's Hospital will be hosting a Child Passenger Safety Seat Check-up Event on Saturday, December 1st, 2018 from 10:00 am [...]

1811, 2018

Jonesboro Police Investigate Sunday Afternoon Shooting

November 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Jonesboro Police Investigate Sunday Afternoon Shooting

Members of the Jonesboro Police Department responded to a residence in the 1400 Block of West Huntington Avenue in central Jonesboro on Sunday around 1:20 pm in regards to a shooting. The shooting left one [...]

711, 2018

JONESBORO POLICE BELIEVE SKIMMING DEVICE IS BEING USED

November 7th, 2018|Comments Off on JONESBORO POLICE BELIEVE SKIMMING DEVICE IS BEING USED

Detectives with the Jonesboro Police Department have reason to believe that a skimming device is being used at an unknown location in the city limits of Jonesboro. A skimming device is used to capture credit [...]