Police Department

908 SE 14th St
Bentonville, AR 72712
General Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
Front Lobby 24-hour access
for police related services
TTY: 479.271.3182
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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 40,000 residents and provides services that include School Resource Officers, a Bike Team, traffic officers, a SWAT Team, a Negotiations Team, a Bomb Squad, a K9 Team, Computer Forensics, Narcotics Unit, 9-1-1 Dispatch Center, and  Animal Control.

The Police Department has a 97 member staff.  Included in this staff are 67 sworn officers and 30 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 better, safer place to live, work and visit is our top priority.


Police Chief Jon Simpson