Message from Chief Hibbs and the Jacksonville Police Department

I want to thank you for checking out our website and hope that you find the information helpful. Our department has a total of 44 sworn police officers, 10 civilian personnel, 4 TSO, 1 auxiliary officers, 4 code enforcement officers and 2 civilian chaplains that all work together to provide the citizens of Jacksonville a professional department that they deserve.

Police Department Behind an Eagle Statue

The men and women of the Jacksonville Police Department have dedicated their lives to accomplish our simply stated mission: "The goal of the Jacksonville Police Department is to ensure the safety and security of all residents of the Jacksonville, Arkansas community, working together with stakeholders in our neighborhoods and in city government to preserve a high quality of life for all."

It is our goal to deliver a quality service to the public that will instill faith and confidence in our department. We achieve this by recruiting the best individuals that are suited for our profession. Are you one of those that meet these criteria? If you want to make a difference and feel you have a calling to be in law enforcement I would encourage you to follow up on this beckon. Go to our “Professional Standards Unit” page and find out what it takes to become a member of our department.