Benton Police Department

  • Agency: Benton Police Department
  • Address: 114 South East Street, Suite 100, Benton, 72015 AR
  • Chief: Kirk Lane (Chief of Police)
Phone: 501-776-5983

Benton Police Department is located at 114 South East Street, Suite 100, Benton, 72015 AR. The Chief of Police of the department is Kirk Lane. The Benton Police Department phone number is 501-776-5983.

Benton Police Department News

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS QUICKLY APPROACHING! Ready for a rewarding career with the benefit of helping protect and serve an amazing community?? We at BNPD are accepting applications now through Sept. 27th; applicant testing will take place Oct.1st. Visit the website link below for details and to download the application. #BNPD #NowHiring #BentonProud

A gut-wrenching story about the dangers of drowsy and distracted driving and the vital importance of wearing your seatbelt. (The story is labeled texting and driving; regardless, we want everyone to understand the multitude of distractions and the grave danger they present.) #BNPD #DontLeaveYourLifeOnTheRoad #CommunityFirst


Happy Birthday, Sgt. McAnally, from all of us at BNPD!

NO need for alarm. You're just in time for the #9pmRoutine! Lock those doors and bring your valuables inside! #BNPD #CommunityFirst

Research continues to develop regarding the effects of drugged driving... Remember, if you feel different, you drive different, and regardless of the substance, impaired driving is illegal. #BNPD #DontLeaveYourLifeOnTheRoad #CommunityFirst

We know you're on the edge of your seat to hear this news... Sgt. Jackson won both of his matches in today's ping-pong tournament at Access Control Devices Incorporated: ACDI. He's seen here with opponents Stephanie and Casey of ACDI. Did they go soft on him? We may never know... #BNPD #ACDI #BraggingRights #CommunityFirst

TODAY IS THE DAY! If you plan to apply for Citizens Police Academy, your application must be turned in by 5 p.m. TODAY. Classes start Tues., Sept. 25 @ 6 p.m. Have questions? Let us know here, or give us a call AT 501-776-5948. As noted on the flyer, applications are available online or at 114 S. East St.- suite 100. #BNPD #CitizensPoliceAcademy2018 #CommunityFirst

Sgt. Jackson joined Access Control Devices Incorporated: ACDI for a ping-pong tournament today, and it appears he brought his 'A 'game-- in practical jokes and self-confidence. 😂 #BNPD #FriendlyCompetition #NoPepTalkNeeded #IfSarcasmWereASport #Winning #IsThatABeard #FacialHairPenalty #LegendInHisOwnMind

We're doing a little research regarding the history of the police department and have encountered some interesting facts, so we thought we'd share one with you on this #TGIF... *** In the early days (circa 1850s), the school, jail and a dungeon were all housed in the same building.*** - source- Benton Courier- Centennial #FunFactFriday #SchoolSecurityAdvancement #BentonProud

Daily Summary for September 20, 2018 •Officers responded to Military Road in reference to someone trying to cash a fraudulent check. The suspect fled the scene before the officer’s arrival but left his driver’s license behind. The investigation is ongoing. •Following a traffic stop on Congo Road, officers cited and released the driver for a warrant out of Saline County and a warrant out of our department. The passenger was arrested for Obstruction of Governmental Operations after falsely identifying herself. •Officers arrested a suspect for a warrant out of Denver County, Colorado, for Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer. The suspect is awaiting extradition at the Sheriff’s Office. •Officers responded to Gattin Road in reference to shots fired. Contact was made with an individual in the area and he denied knowing anything about the incident. Officers later noticed that the crossing guard sign wasn’t flashing as they should and found that the solar panel of the sign had a gunshot hole in it. Dispatch was instructed to advise the Benton Street Department about the damage. •Following a traffic stop at an I-30 business, officers arrested two individuals for theft of property warrants. They were taken to the Saline County Sheriff’s Office. Calls for Service: 115 Traffic Stops: 42 Citations: 10 Accidents: 1

#ThrowbackThursday to approximately a decade ago when these two superheroes made an appearance at the Special Olympics Polar Plunge. They look oddly familiar... Feel free to guess their alter egos. #BNPD #CommunityFirst #BentonProud

PLEASE SHARE! The pictured individuals are wanted regarding a shoplifting incident that occurred on 9/12/18 at Best Buy. They were seen leaving in a white Kia Sorento SUV without tags (believed to be 2002 to 2006 model) after not paying for several concealed items. If you recognize them or have information regarding their whereabouts, please contact BNPD Criminal Investigations Division at 501-776-5947 or text "BNPD" plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES) with any info. You can also leave tips via the official BNPD app. All tips are confidential. #BNPD #ThievingThursday #Wanted

FEEL FREE TO SHARE! ONE MORE DAY! That's how long you have to apply for Citizens Police Academy (beginning Tues., Sept. 25 @ 6 p.m.). Have questions? Let us know here, or give us a call AT 501-776-5948. As noted on the flyer, applications are available online or at 114 S. East St.- suite 100. #BNPD #CitizensPoliceAcademy2018 #CommunityFirst

Check out these car seat safety guidelines, and then come see us Saturday, Oct. 13th from 10 a.m. to noon (114 S. East St.- suite 100) if you have questions, would like help installing your child's car seat or just need one checked out to ensure it's the right fit, installed properly and/or not expired! #BNPD #CarSeatSafety #DontLeaveYourLifeOnTheRoad #CommunityFirst

Daily Summary for September 19, 2018 *A license plate was reported stolen from a Military Road business. *Following a call of a disturbance on N. Summit Road, officers responded and arrested a suspect for Assault on a Family or Household Member. *A shoplifting was reported from a north service road business. *Officers responded to a disturbance on Alcoa Road and arrested a suspect for Domestic Battery. *A theft was reported from a River Street residence. *Charges of Criminal Mischief and Battery are pending for a suspect involved in a disturbance on Alcoa Road. *Officers responded to a Fawn Drive disturbance and charged a juvenile offender with Assault on a Family or Household Member. Calls for Service: 124 Traffic Stops: 49 Citations: 17 Accidents: 5

Make criminals work harder. Lock all doors and bring all valuables inside- every night (and day). #BNPD #9pmRoutine #CommunityFirst

Individuals listed in #WantedWednesday have a warrant issued for their arrest. Please spread the word and help officers catch the suspects! You can reach us at 501-778-1171, send an anonymous Text-A-Tip (info on picture) or send a tip on our official Benton Police Department app that you can download for FREE on the Apple/Android stores (iTunes and Google Play). Thanks, everyone! All suspects listed are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Dispatcher Katlyn and Ofc. Flowers are pictured visiting with attendees at last night's Saline County Family Safety & Preparedness Expo held at the Benton Event Center. Smart 911 was a common topic discussed at the BNPD booth. If you haven't signed up, you can do so today at! #BNPD #SafetyFirst #CommunityFirst #BNPD #DontLeaveYourLifeOnTheRoad

Daily Summary for September 18, 2018 *Officers took a report of a fraud from a Hillside Drive resident. *A theft was reported from the Castle Hills Apartments laundry room. *A burglary was reported on Alcoa Road. *Officers responded to a shoplifting call at an I-30 business and arrested a suspect for that offense. *A Congo Road traffic stop led to the arrest of a suspect for Driving on a Suspended Driver’s License, Obstructing Governmental Operations and an outstanding warrant from our department. Calls for Service: 121 Traffic Stops: 22 Citations: 3 Accidents: 0

Daily Summary for September 17, 2018 *A burglary was reported at a south service road business. *A theft was reported from a Congo Road job site. Several items were reported stolen. *Another burglary was reported on E. Maple Street. *Following a traffic stop on Benton Parkway, a suspect was arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance. *A Thomas Road traffic stop led to charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. *Officers responded to a Military Road business for a report of people drinking in public and arrested three suspects for that offense and another suspect for Drinking in Public and Possession of a Controlled Substance. *Following a call of a suspicious person on Teresa Drive, one suspect was arrested for Public Intoxication and Theft of Property. *A disturbance at Dogwood Lake Apartments led to the arrest of a suspect for an outstanding Bryant warrant. Calls for Service: 106 Traffic Stops: 20 Citations: 9 Accidents: 2

Happy Birthday to Officer Dorsey from all of us at BNPD!

It was down to the wire, but congrats goes to Bryant for their win on the first annual rib-eating competition at Texas Roadhouse. The only thing smoked here was a ton of ribs... Great job, everyone! #BNPD #NomNomNom #DietStartsTomorrow #TexasRoadhouse

Benton vs. Bryant rib-eating contest at Texas Roadhouse is about to go down!