Hiring Standards

The following standards will apply to all applicants seeking employment as North Little Rock Police Officers:

Driving Record-Past driving history standards are based on a 3-point system. Applicants may not have accumulated more than 3 points in the past 36 months under the following standards:

  • Each at fault accident rated at 1 point (Any citations received as a result of an at-fault accident will be considered one instance and not assessed additional points.)
  • Each moving violation is rated at 1 point.
  • Reckless or DUI tickets are rated at 4 points

Drug Use

  • No felony drug convictions ever.
  • No use of a prohibited substance or abuse of controlled substance over age 21 (excluding marijuana) or in the past 10 years.

Theft - Any theft of money or property in the past 5 years, regardless of criminal charges, will be examined and may disqualify the applicant from employment.

Criminal History

  • No felony convictions ever.
  • No domestic abuse convictions ever.
  • No violent misdemeanor convictions in the past 10 years.
  • No misdemeanor weapons convictions in the past 10 years.
  • No non-violent misdemeanor convictions in the past 24 months