Have you ever thought about a career in law enforcement? How would you like to be a part of the Texarkana, Arkansas Police force? They are gearing up for their next police academy.

It is scheduled for early January of 2017.

Now is the time to sign up or at least find out if this exciting career is for you. You can find out more about becoming a Texarkana, Arkansas Police Officer by going to their recruiting website at BEACOP.ORG  Be sure to check out the benefits package from insurance to vacation and salaries.

A few of the requirements to become a Texarkana, Arkansas Police Officer include:

  • Must Be 21 Years of Age
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Hold a valid drivers license
  • 30 college credits preferred (accredited college or university with a "C" or better)
  • Stable employment and personal history
  • Pass a written examination
  • Pass a physical agility test
  • Pass a thorough background investigation
  • Must not use tobacco products
  • Have no Felony convictions
  • No visible tattoos in a short sleeve uniform shirt

For more information please contact Cpl. Kittiele Potts at (903) 798-3125 for any questions you might have. Applications are being accepted right now. You can also find out more information about the Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department at their Facebook page.