Police Officer

Jonesboro, AR
Jonesboro Police Department

Salary: $43,260 ‒ $56,966 Annually

The Jonesboro Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Police officers are employed for the purpose of maintaining order, preventing and detecting crime, protecting the rights, lives and property of citizens, and enforcing the laws. Must be at least 21 years of age or older, possess a high school diploma or equivalent, be a U.S. citizen, and have no felony convictions. Applicants will be required to meet these state requirements, pass physical agility tests, written test, drug screen, polygraph, medical and psychological examinations, and an intensive background investigation.

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be at least 21 years of age within six months of the test date;
  • No felony convictions;
  • No convictions barring the possession of a firearm;
  • Must not have used or sold marijuana within one year preceding the application submittal;
  • Must not have used or sold a drug, narcotic, or controlled substance other than marijuana, within the five years preceding the application submittal, except under the care of a physician;
  • Possess high school diploma or GED;
  • Hold a valid driver’s license;