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Kenneth Farmer

Police Chief Ken Farmer

Bella Vista Police Department
105 Town Center
Bella Vista AR 72714

Ph: 479.855.3771
Fax: 479.855.8050

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The Bella Vista Police Department was established in 2007 following our incorporation as a city earlier that year. Prior to incorporation, the department functioned as a Bella Vista satellite office for the Benton County Sheriff’s Office for 26 years. Today, the department is staffed by 26 sworn officers and 13 civilian employees, who provide police services, animal control and emergency dispatch services for police, fire, and ambulance citywide.PD Police extra photoThe Bella Vista Police Department is comprised of three divisions: Patrol, Criminal Investigations and Communications. There should be a seamless transition between the three when needed.

We strive to listen to the community and understand as it changes, as its needs change, and we must be flexible to adapt. If you are a victim of a crime, you will be met with compassion, courtesy and professionalism from each member of this department.




Police Department News

Bella Vista remains top third safest city in Arkansas for 2016

Our city again was named the third safest city in Arkansas by the SafeWise Report. Read more…

Bella Vista named third safest city in Arkansas, 2015

Bella Vista was named this year’s third safest city in Arkansas, according to the SafeWise Report. Read more…

Bella Vista among safest cities in the U.S.

Bella Vista was recently named the 16th safest city in the country by ADT Security. Read more