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NLRPD Recruiting!!

No Tests will be administered in August or September. We will re-open the hiring process in September by accepting applications for October Testing. The anticipated hire date for the October Testing Group will be in December 2020.

Current Applicants –

The PAT will be conducted this Saturday July 11, 2020 at 1330 hours (be early) at the NLR Airport – 8300 Remount Rd, North Little Rock, AR 72118.

If the gate is not open when you arrive, park on the right side of the driveway, one behind the next until the training staff arrives to let you in.

  • Wear pants that have belt loops, a belt, and ones that you can run in.
  • If you carry a weapon leave that weapon in your vehicle!
  • Bring your DL – it will be checked when you enter the training building.
  • Do not overindulge in caffeinated drinks, i.e., coffee, energy drinks, pre-workout drinks, etc. Your blood pressure will be checked by medical personnel prior to testing to ensure you are healthy enough to run.
  • Bring your own bottled water.
  • Come to the testing with confidence and energy.

**The test will be held as scheduled except in the case of hazardous weather conditions such as severe thunderstorms, ice or snow, or any storm with lightning. If these conditions are present in the area on the day of the test please check the North Little Rock Police Department Website and Facebook page to find out if the test will be held as scheduled.
You may receive an email if there is a schedule change due to weather.**

  • Pay Attention to Detail.
  • Listen to All Instructions Given.
  • They are said for your safety and success!

All Police Applicants in the hiring process are highly encouraged to complete at least one ride along. Visit the recruiting tab to download the ride along packet. Contact the recruiter for more information.

If you have any questions email the recruiter at

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Public Information Session Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA)

The North Little Rock Police Department would like to invite anyone to comment on the department’s compliance with The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).  The North Little Rock Police Department voluntarily takes part in CALEA and the “Gold Standard” in policing.  Assessors with CALEA will be reviewing the department as part of the four-year accreditation.  Included in the review is a public information session held via phone call or email.

The department welcomes the opportunity for the public to learn more about CALEA standards and the accreditation process.  Questions or comments can be sent via email to the accreditation manager at or a call-in session will be held on June 30th, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.  If unavailable to call in during the first session, a second session from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm will be available the same day.  A dedicated line at 501-771-7186 will be open during the listed times for community input.  The police department looks forward to any involvement regarding this matter.


Phillip Hammons, M.A.

Accreditation Manager

The North Little Rock Justice Center

Expected to Open Spring/Summer 2021

Thanks to the Citizens of North Little Rock for passing a one cent sales tax in 2018 for the building of the new Justice Center, we are starting to see progress each day. The Justice Center will be an 82,000 sq. ft. state of the art facility located at #1 Justice Center Drive (currently 2600 Poplar Street) in North Little Rock, Arkansas. The facility will allow all of the existing police buildings to be housed under one roof (sub-stations will still exist). The facility will also be home to the North Little Rock District Courts, the North Little Rock Information Technology Department and a 5,000 sq. ft. public meeting room.