The City of Little Rock, Arkansas, the state’s capital city, invites applications for Chief of Police. The Chief plans and directs the operations of the Police Department to ensure effective enforcement of laws and ordinances. 

The Little Rock Police Department is internationally accredited and has an authorized strength of 749, of which 594 are sworn officers. The $75.7 million budget provides police services to approximately 198,000 residents and the Clinton National Airport, covering almost 116 square miles, through three bureaus providing services through the following divisions: 12th Street Patrol, Southwest Patrol, Northwest Patrol, Training, Special Investigations, Major Crimes, Special Operations, Headquarters, Records and Support, and Communication. The Department is home to a full-service training facility and the 911 Communications Center. 

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, visit our recruiting page: Become our Chief

To learn more about our benefits and to apply online visit:

     Police Chief Benefits
     Apply for Little Rock Chief of Police 

The most qualified candidates will be invited to personal interviews with the City Manager. Finalists will be asked to provide references. Please note that under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act, application documents including résumés and cover letters once submitted will be subject to disclosure as a public record. 

The City of Little Rock is an equal opportunity employer. 

For questions, please contact Kathleen Walker, Employment Services Manager at [email protected]