Submitted by bentoncity on Mon, 7/28/2014 - 9:01 AM
Recently, officers with the Benton Police Department attended the Arkansas Safe Schools Conference in North Little Rock. This was the 10th year for this conference to be held and the purpose of it is to provide officers and school administrators with information and ideas to help keep children safe in their learning environment.
Submitted by bentoncity on Tue, 7/8/2014 - 9:44 AM
Five police academy graduates were sworn in as the newest officers for the Benton police department Monday afternoon. The ceremony took place at the Benton Municipal Complex in front of the officers' families and other members of the police department.
Submitted by bentoncity on Mon, 6/30/2014 - 3:24 PM
During a fundraising event Thursday evening, local law enforcement officers raised approximately $3,300 for Special Olympics. At the event, officers acted as wait staff and donated all of the tips they collected to the organization. About 13 officers participated in the event according to Lt. Kevin Russell, Benton Police Department spokesperson.