Public Information Officer

Corporal Adam McInnis is our Public Information Officer for the Bentonville Police Department. He and his wife move here from El Dorado, Arkansas are are excited to be part of the community. 

The goal of the Public Information Officer (PIO) is to ensure our community is kept informed in a timely manner about current events, programs, and news. 

The PIO is responsible for preparing official news releases, disseminating timely announcements, safety advisories to the public, handling media requests, maintaining, and improving relationships with media outlets and the community. 

Additionally, Corporal McInnis organizes all citizen programs for the police department. Several programs are not listed on this website to include safety programs for neighborhood property owners, active shooter training for civilians, and other educational opportunities to make our community safer or to have a better understanding of your department. If you are interested in any of our programs or one that may not be listed that you would like us to add, do not hesitate to give us a call or send an email. 

Just a friendly reminder, all Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request go through our records department.