Police Recruit – February 2023 Academy

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Job title: Police Recruit – February 2023 Academy

Company: City of Little Rock

Job description: Job Objective & Safety/Security Sensitive Designation

This position is designated as a safety/security sensitive position for purposes of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment and subject to random drug and alcohol screening.

JOB OBJECTIVE: To serve as a civilian, non-sworn recruit trainee to attend, participate and successfully complete the academic and physical fitness training program in compliance with all applicable guidelines, policies and procedures as established by the Little Rock Police Training Academy of the Little Rock Police Department to develop the skills necessary to perform and become a Little Rock Police Officer.

*$10,000 payable upon Academy graduation.

*Lateral officers may be approved for a starting salary of up to $51,773.00 at the discretion of the Chief of Police.

*Recruits and Lateral Officers may also qualify for up to $5,000 through our . Learn more about your role in our community as a Little Rock Police Officer. .

Essential Functions

Essential Job Functions:

For a full list of essential job functions, visit the job description .

This position is designated as a safety/security sensitive position for purposes of the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment and is subject to random drug and alcohol screening.

To speak directly with a recruiter, please click or email .

Minimum Qualifications and Additional Requirements


To be considered for employment as a Police Officer with the Little Rock Police Department, applicants must meet the criteria established by the State of Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement, the State of Arkansas Civil Service Statutes, and the Little Rock Civil Service Rules and Regulations (list is not all inclusive). Please click to review these eligibility requirements.

Application Requirements

Only on-line applications will be accepted for this position. Application and supplemental questions must be submitted no later than October 21st at 12:00 PM to be considered for the February 2023 Police Academy.


If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation, please submit your request via email to . If you would like to request a military accommodation in the application and/or testing process, you must notify City of LR Employment Services via email at . Any such requests must be submitted BEFORE the date of the written examination.

APPLICATION AND PRELIMINARY BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: Applicants are required to complete an application and all supplemental questions on-line at . Candidates will receive a confirmation email once their application has been submitted successfully.

Human Resources will submit all candidates to LRPD personnel for a preliminary background check. If any of the following are found during the preliminary background, the candidate will be automatically disqualified:

  • Invalid driver’s license
  • Prior felony conviction – NOTE: Expunged and/or pardoned felonies still disqualify candidates from employment as a Police Officer.
  • Prior domestic abuse conviction
  • Excessive traffic points accrued within the past three years.

Applicants who have successfully completed the on-line application, supplemental questions, and the preliminary background check will receive additional information about scheduling for the written exam and physical endurance and ability testing. Test dates will be available on a first come first served basis on:

Saturday, August 27th Wednesday, October 5th

Saturday, September 3rd Friday, October 7th

*Sunday, September 18th Thursday, October 13th

*Saturday, September 24th Tuesday, October 25th

Wednesday, October 5th

  • dates added 7/13/2022

The Department reserves the right to add additional dates or amend these dates based on departmental need. Additional information about the hiring process is available on our website at .


It is critically important that you keep your contact information up-to-date. Please log into your account at lrjobs.littlerock.gov to update any of your personal information, as well as to check on the status of your application. Please keep your account username and password available for this purpose.

Expected salary: $44636 – 67912 per year

Location: Little Rock, AR

Job date: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 02:15:59 GMT

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