Police Department

Police Department Panorama

The Bentonville Police Department was established on May 9th, 1916 as the “Office of Watch.” Today, the City of Bentonville Police Department watches over a community of more than 48,000 residents and provides services that include:

  • 911 Dispatch Center
  • Animal Control
  • Bike Team
  • Bomb Squad
  • Computer Forensics
  • K9 Team
  • Narcotics Unit
  • Negotiations Team
  • School Resource Officers
  • SWAT Team
  • Traffic Officers

Police Team

The Police Department has a 105 member staff. Included in this staff are 74 sworn officers and 31 professional staff members. The Department is comprised of three divisions, including the Administrative Division, Uniform Division and the Criminal Investigation Division. Each of these divisions is staffed by dedicated men and women who work together on a daily basis to provide quality services to each of our residents and visitors. Making the City of Bentonville a safe place to live, work and visit is our top priority.

  1. City Wide Clean the Streets Day

    City of Bentonville is participating in Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup™ by organizing a city wide “Clean the Streets Day” on Saturday, May 5th 9:00 a.m. to noon. The Great American Cleanup™ takes place each spring during March and May Read on...
  2. Mayor McCaslin Announces 1st Quarter Outstanding Citizen Award Recipients

    Mayor McCaslin is pleased to announce the 2018 first quarter winners of the Mayor’s Outstanding Citizen Award are: Sadie Cunningham, Karilea Magee and the Kodak Alaris team. Nominators were Ruth Keeley, Lana McCaslin and Devin Boggs Riley. Read on...
  3. Todd Pearce of the Bentonville Fire Department

    Todd Pearce of the Bentonville Fire Department, has been selected by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to receive a Star Scholarship Award for his dedication in effectively reaching the public with fire safety education. Read on...
  4. Bentonville Recognized as a Volunteer Community of the Year

    Mayor Bob McCaslin is pleased to announce the City of Bentonville has been named a Volunteer Community of the Year for the eighth consecutive year. A combined 23,522 volunteers from 49 organizations volunteered 400,601 hours valued at over $9.6 million. Read on...
  5. Memorial Park Named USSSA Complex of the Year

    On November 16, Bentonville Parks and Recreation’s Memorial Park Baseball/ Softball Complex was honored as the National Sports Complex of the Year by the United States Specialty Sports Association at their National Convention in Daytona Beach, Florida. Read on...
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