Van Buren Police Department

  • Agency: Van Buren Police Department
  • Address: 800 Fayetteville Road, Van Buren, 72956 AR
  • Chief: (Chief of Police)
Phone: (479) 474-1234
Fax: (479) 474-0203

Van Buren Police Department is located at 800 Fayetteville Road, Van Buren, 72956 AR. The Van Buren Police Department phone number is (479) 474-1234.

Van Buren Police Department News

These dogs were picked up by Animal Control over the past few days and are at the shelter. If any of them belong to you please call 4794741234 to claim.

We are trying to identify this person in reference to a theft that occurred at Walmart in Van Buren. If you can identify him, please contact Detective Jonathan Wear at 471-5095. Reference Case number 2018-2772

We are trying to identify this man in reference to a theft that occurred at Walmart. Anyone with information about his identity, please contact Det. Donald Eversole at 471-5081. Reference case number 2018-2773

We are trying to identify these two people in reference to a theft at the Van Buren Walmart. Anyone with information on their identity can contact Det. Donald Eversole at 471-5081. Reference case number 2018-2774

These dogs were picked up by Animal Control over the past few days and are at the shelter. If any belong to you please call 4794741234 to claim.

We are trying to identify this person in reference to a vehicle that was stolen from the industrial park area. Anyone with information, please contact Detective Jonathan Wear at 471-5095

These dogs were picked up by Animal Control this week and are at the shelter. If any of them belong to you please call 4794741234 to claim.

The Van Buren Police Department wants to remind drivers that you must stop for stopped school buses. This includes highways with a turn lane such as Fayetteville Road by Walmart and Alma Highway near Cloverleaf Plaza. We are enforcing these laws for the safety of our students, so please use caution and stop whenever a school bus is stopped in the roadway.

The following is information regarding streets that will be given special attention with the emphasis of enforcement placed upon speeding, seat belts, and littering. Radar will be used to enforce speed laws. The listed streets will be patrolled heavily during daylight hours. September 2 – September 8 Vista Hills Boulevard, Skyline Drive to Alta Vista North 8th Street, Parkview to Linda Lane South 11th Street, Broadway to Wood Street September 9 – September 15 Northridge Drive, Fayetteville Road to North Hills Boulevard North 9th Street, East Pointer Trail to Hynes Street South 28th Street, Industrial Park Road to Highway 59 South September 16 – September 22 Lee Creek Road, Rena Road to Toothaker Drive Pointer Trail, Highway 59 North 24th Street South 40th Street, Kibler Road to Radio Tower Road September 23 – September 29 North Hills Drive, Rena Road to Northridge Drive Poplar Street, North 20th Street to North 13th Street Tara Lane, Ollie Street to South 40th Street

We are trying to identify this man in reference to a theft case. If you can identify this person, please contact Detective Donald Eversole at 474-1234.

We are testing for the position of Police/Fire Dispatcher on October 1, 2018 at 6:00pm in the VBPD Training Center. If you are interested in becoming a Dispatcher or know someone that is, come by the Police Department between 8:00am and 4:30pm Monday thru Friday and pick up an application packet. If you have questions you can call Lt Staggs (479-471-5097) or email him at LtStaggs@vanburencity.org. I am attaching the information on this position to this post.

These dogs were picked up by Animal Control over the past few days and are at the shelter. Call 4794741234 to claim.

Update on missing boy: After several officers were dispatched to the area, a Van Buren officer located the boy safe. Officer Ridenour located the boy approximately two miles from the residence.

We are still trying to identify these two people in reference to a theft. Anyone with information about these two individuals, please contact Detective Jonathan Wear at 471-5095

These dogs were picked up by Animal Control over the past few days and are at the shelter. Call 4794741234 to claim.

Thank you to Pastor Lee Denton and Kibler Baptist Church for your support of our officers! We are happy to have great community partners like you!!!

We are trying to identify these two people in reference to a theft by deception case. Anyone with information, please contact Detective Jonathan Wear at 471-5095

The Van Buren Police Department has partnered with the University of Arkansas to host a community focus group which will be led by the University officials. It will be held of September 18th from 9am to 1pm. We are in need of 20 people to attend the meeting. If you would like to volunteer to participate in this focus group please contact Lieutenant Steve Weaver at 479-471-5070 or by email: sweaver@vanburencity.org for more details.

Animal Control picked up several dogs over the past couple of days that are at the shelter and need to be claimed. Call 4794741234 to claim

We are trying to identify this person in reference to an aggravated assault. He was driving a newer model white Ford Fusion. Anyone with information on his identity, please contact Detective Donald Eversole at 474-1234

Here are some of the pictures from this years Crawford County National Night Out that was held in Alma. Thank you to all of the sponsors and the people who came out!!!

These dogs were picked up by Animal Control over the past few days and are at the shelter. If any of them belong to you please call 4794741234 to claim.

Effective immediately, our department will no longer be able to accept any drugs for disposal that come from any type of medical or care facility or organization. Our department will continue to accept medications for disposal from private citizens, who can continue to drop them off anonymously in the Drug Drop Box located in the front lobby. If you have any questions, contact Evidence Tech Christy Davidson 479-471-1975.