Hot Springs Police Department

  • Agency: Hot Springs Police Department
  • Address: 641 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, 71901 AR
  • Chief: Bobby Southard (Chief of Police)
Phone: 501-321-6789
Fax: (800) 878-3167

Hot Springs Police Department is located at 641 Malvern Ave, Hot Springs, 71901 AR. The Chief of Police of the department is Bobby Southard. The Hot Springs Police Department phone number is 501-321-6789.

Hot Springs Police Department News

The Criminal Investigations Division of the HSPD need help in identifying the pictured suspect. The male suspect was involved in a commercial burglary of the Exxon at Grand and Central Ave. If you have any information, please call Det. Rines at 501-321-6789 ext. 6746. Thank you.

Hot Springs Police Detectives are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect in this homicide. The suspect is described as a black male with a dark complexion, 22 -24 years of age, approximately 5’10” and 190 pounds, a short fade type haircut and tattoos on both forearms. It is believed the suspect uses the street name, “B” or “BB”. Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to call the Hot Springs Police Department at 501-321-6789 or Detective Scott Lampinen at 501-321-6789 ext. 6741. Please Share.

Just a friendly reminder on how to prevent being a victim of Breaking or Entering or theft. Have a great weekend and be safe!

We have received the report back from the Arkansas Crime Lab on the bottled water. The results are negative for any PCP.

Yesterday, Sgt. Kizer spent some time at Jessieville Preschool. He let the students try on his body armor and handed out badges and coloring books.

SCAM ALERT Today, a HSPD officer received a phone call from "John". John said he is with the American Police Officers Alliance and was asking for donations to help law enforcement. This is a SCAM. Please DO NOT donate to this or provide them with your banking or credit card informaiton. The video link is from YouTube. It is a recorded call "John" made to another police department.

Good morning on this beautiful Thursday! This #tbt is the department from 1948. This was taken at the old PD that was on Benton Street, now Convention Blvd.

This week's Warrant Wednesday is Amber N. Bevens 4/13/83. Bevens is wanted for Terroristic Threatening 2nd Degree. Bevens is accused of allegedly threating a subject’s life and family. IF you have any information please call the HSPD at 501-321-6789.

While handling a call at the Walmart Marketplace, on Malvern Avenue, OFC. J. Langford met Alayna Collins. Alayna is three years old, and was shopping with her grandmother. Alayna loves the police and says hi to us every chance she has.

The Criminal Investigations Division of the Hot Springs Police Department need help in identifying the pictured suspects. Both suspects were allegedly involved in a residential burglary on Archwood Street on 2/23/18. If you have any information, please call Detective Hall at 501-321-6789 ext. 7709. Thank you!

Big thank you to LakePointe Church, Pastor Greg and his staff for coming by the department this morning. They provided every employee with a challenge coin and then prayed for the protection of our officers. Thank you for this generous gift and support!

The Criminal Investigations Division of the Hot Springs Police Department, need your help in identifying the pictured suspect. The male suspect is accused of passing numerous counterfeit $100.00 bills at Wal-Mart’s in central Arkansas. If you have any information, please call Det. Rines at 501-321-6789 ext. 6746. Thank you!

Last Thursday Oaklawn Racing & Gaming, hosted their annual First Responders Lunch. First Responders from all over Garland County came to enjoy a great meal and time to catch up with each other. We took the opportunity to have a meeting with the HSPD volunteers. They are a valuable asset to our operations. They got a heads up on some great events, coming up soon. Thank you Oaklawn!

The Hot Springs Police Department is looking for a runaway juvenile. We are seeking the public's help in finding Tristen Scoles (6/11/2002). Scoles is described as a white male, 5'8" to 5'10", 130lbs, blonde hair, and brown eyes. Scoles has been scene in the areas of South Patterson and Chitwood Streets. If you see or have any information, please the HSPD at 501-321-6789.

On Sunday morning, officers with Shift II-B met this little lady at Embassy Suites. Makinlie Ashford is from Texarkana, TX. She was in town, with her mother, for a dance competition. Makinlie's dad works with an ambulance service, and she is a huge supporter of all first responders. It was our honor, Makinlie, to take this picture with you.

Today is Read Across America day! Ofc. Branstetter, Off. Davis and Ofc. Williams went to Langston Magnet School to read to students! Even better, everything we read today was Dr. Suess! We had a great time! #readacrossamerica #drsuess

Please see the following press release on an arrest today.

As we continue to feature different units inside the HSPD, today we talk about K-9. Our K-9 unit trains every week to keep their skills sharp. We also train with every agency that has a K-9 unit, in Garland County. Our dogs are invaluable asset to our department. They do everything from drug detection, article location, explosive detection, tracking and locating suspects or possibly lost people. We are thankful for our furry partners!

The Criminal Investigations Division of the Hot Springs Police Department needs help identifying the pictured suspect. The suspect was involved in the burglary of a residence on Wood Street. If you have any information, please call Det. Stillian at 501-321-6789 ext. 6792. Thank you!

Happy #tbt ! Today is a great photo from 1938. From left to right is: Bill Abbott, Ed Davis (FBI), Jerry Watkins and Monroe Young. The table is full of quite interesting items! Have a great day!

Flood Warning for Garland County! Don’t attempt to cross flooded roadways!

The HSPD is seeking to identify the three persons in the attached photo in reference to an Armed Robbery that occurred in the 700 of block of Hobson on 2/17/18 at approximately 5:00 pm. A fourth person (not pictured) has already been identified. If you recognize these persons please contact Det. Scott Lampinen at 501-321-6789 x 6741. Please share!

We sound like a broken record, but rain and thunder showers will become numerous throughout the day. Another 3-5” of rain could fall through tomorrow. The ground is already saturated and flooding will be upon us quickly. Please remember to turn your headlights on and to TURN AROUND, DON’T DROWN!

Currently the HSPD in conjunction with the Criminal Justice Institute, is training our officers on the use of Narcan. Narcan or Naloxone is a narcotic blocker. It is used to temporarily reverse the effects of opioid overdose. Every officer will carry two doses of Narcan. This can be used to treat overdose victims, including officers who might come into accidental contact with a drug.