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

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 [...]

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