Johnson Police Department Now Hiring

Police Officer Job description

The Johnson Police Department, located in Johnson Arkansas, is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

This position requires that you have existing LAW ENFORCEMENT CERTIFICATIONThis means that you must be a certified Police Officer to apply.

Certification may be accepted from states other than Arkansas however must meet equivalency set by the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards.

Pay range is $43,472 to $57,200 per year, depending on experience and certifications (salary includes holiday pay).

The City of Johnson also offers a complete benefits package of LOPFI retirement, paid health insurance, paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave.

  • Applications may be obtained in person at the Johnson Police Department, located at 2904 Main Drive Fayetteville, AR. Application pick up available Monday-Friday 8AM-4:30PM.
  • If you are unable to pick up an application in person, Please visit our website at to contact us. Or you may call 479-521-3192.

Basic requirements to be employed in the State of Arkansas as a law enforcement officer:

Every officer employed by a law enforcement agency shall:

(a) Be a citizen of the United States or a nonimmigrant legally admitted to the United States under the Compact of Free Association (Marshall Islands).

(b) Be at least 21 years of age.

(c) Be fingerprinted and a search initiated of state and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal record.

(d) Be free of a felony record.

(e) Be of good character as determined by a thorough background investigation

(f) Be a high school graduate or have passed the General Education Development (GED) Test indicating high school graduation level. Home school diplomas will not substitute for the above unless approved by the Commission.

(g) Be examined by a licensed physician and meet the physical requirements.

(h) Be interviewed personally prior to employment by the department head or their representative, or representatives to determine such things as the applicant’s motivation, appearance, demeanor, attitude, and ability to communicate.

(i) Be examined by an individual licensed to practice psychiatry or psychology and qualified to perform such evaluations in the State of Arkansas, who after examination finds the law enforcement officer to be competent and recommends the law enforcement agency hire the individual.

(j) Possess a valid driver’s license.

(k) Successfully complete a CLEST firearms qualification and review departmental policies, specifically policies covering the use of force, criminal law, and emergency vehicle operations.

(l) For continued employment, must successfully complete a minimum of twenty four (24) hours of CLEST approved training annually.

(m) Be free of a misdemeanor domestic violence conviction, in accordance with 18 USC section 922,

Work Remotely

  • No

For additional information, please visit

The City Of Johnson, Arkansas