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Public Information

As part of our efforts to be open, accountable and accessible to the community, the Jonesboro Police Department provides the public with accurate information on its operations and administration.

The department’s public relations officer serves as a central contact person for information that may be released to the news media and the community.

The public relations officer assists news personnel in covering routine news stories and at the scenes of incidents; prepares and distributes department news releases; provides information concerning offered by the department in conjunction with other public service agencies; and responds to inquiries from the media and community.

To make a records request, contact Sgt. Lyle Waterworth via email at lwaterworth@jonesboro.org or call (870) 336-7148.

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 [...]

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