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Mayor's Youth Council Hosts 2nd Annual Bike-A-Thon

The Benton Mayor's Youth Council, in conjunction with Haskell and Bryant Youth Council's, hosted the 2nd Annual Bike-A-Thon to raise money for the Saline County Imagination Library on Saturday, September 6, 2014.

BNPD Kicking Off Citizens Police Academy Soon

It is that time of the year again when we at the Benton Police Department will be hosting our annual citizen’s police academy.  

The citizen’s police academy is a nine session program over eight weeks (eight Tuesday nights and one Saturday) designed to give participants a better understanding of police functions and responsibilities. Participants will be able to experience such classes as; criminal investigation, patrol functions, narcotic investigations, school resource, crime prevention, traffic stops, K-9, and the gun range. 

Service Award Luncheon

A Service Award Luncheon was held on September 4th where the Mayor recognized employees with 10 years of service or more. We thank those pictured above for their hard work and dedication to the City of Benton. 

Mayor David Mattingly Takes The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Operation Medicine Cabinet September 27th, 2014

BNPD Unviels New Badge Design

The Benton Police Department (BNPD) is unveiling a new badge that is currently in the process of being issued to officers.  

BNPD Warns of Possible Police Impersonator In The City Of Benton

On 8/23/14, at approximately 8:30 PM, officers with the Benton Police Department make contact with an individual about possible suspicious activity.

According to the individual, she was pulled over near the intersection of Jackman St. and Airlane Dr. by what appeared to be an undercover police car.  It was described as being an older model, dark colored four door car with one blue light on the front dash. 

Mayor's Downtown Youth Council Donates To Benton Animal Control

Pictured from left to right: Emily O’Neal, Chloe Morgan, Morgan Atkinson, Claire White and Director of Benton Animal Control, Terry Parson.  These young leaders worked together and raised $70.00 to donate to the shelter.