Hot Springs Police Department 501-321-6789, 641 Malvern Avenue

Welcome to the City of Hot Springs Police Department

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Chief Chris Chapmond started his career as Chief of Police in July 2020. Prior to that, Chapmond served for 22 years in numerous roles and ranks within the department. 

Assistant Chief Billy Hrvatin began his current role in August 2020. He has also served for 22 years in numerous roles and ranks within the department.


Our team values a community-oriented and problem-oriented policing philosophy. We believe in forming strong partnerships with the community in order to prevent crime and to solve crime that may occur.

Our webpage features numerous amenities for residents and visitors. As part of our ongoing priority for transparency, we now have the following online:

  • 2021-2025 Strategic Plan
  • Monthly Reports
  • Online forms

...and much more!

  1. Now Hiring Single 7 23

    The Hot Springs Police Department is Hiring Dispatchers

    "Looking for a rewarding career where every call matters? Read on...

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Why work for the Hot Springs Police Department

Hot Springs Police Department has a variety of career opportunities including patrol, traffic enforcement, criminal and narcotics investigations, community policing, nuisance abatement, animal services, special event oversight, crime prevention and detection, and tactical operations capabilities.

Some of our non-sworn positions available include animal services, civilian staff, community service assistants, dispatch and volunteers.

All HSPD staff strive to provide professional, fair and ethical service to the citizens and visitors of our city.

HSPD is also recognized as the first fully accredited law enforcement agency in the state of Arkansas having achieved this distinction on October 22, 2015.

For more information, visit recruiting.