Reception set for May 19 After almost four decades in law enforcement, Bella Vista Police Chief Ken Farmer is retiring at the end of this month. A drop-in reception is set for 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, May 19 at the American Legion Post 341 in Bella Vista.
Suspects linked to region-wide breaking and entering An Oklahoma couple were arrested Monday in connection with several northwest Arkansas trailhead vehicle break ins, after being caught stealing a purse from a vehicle at Tanyard Creek in Bell
Chief Farmer retiring, incoming chief to start in March Bella Vista Mayor Peter Christie is pleased to announce the selection of the next Bella Vista Chief of Police, after a nationwide search, diligent work by the selection committee and care
Registered offender living in Highlands area The Bella Vista Police Department is informing the community that a Level 4 sex offender moved into city limits on October 18, 2016. Arron D. Walters, a level 4 registered sex offender, will be living o
The Bella Vista Police Department is starting a youth Explorer program, an extension program of the Boy Scouts of America. This is a career-oriented program for males and females, designed to offer exposure to the law enforcement line of work
Community policing is booming in the northwest Arkansas area, and Bella Vista Police are keeping stride. While Bella Vista to some seems a quiet, reserved town of retirees and golfers, a thriving community of young families is making its way into the
Bella Vista Police Department honored their own on Tuesday, Dec. 15, announcing promotions and Officer and Civilian of the Year awards at a ceremony held at the department. Two officers have been promoted up the ranks, both to positions on midnight s
Typically, the days of landline phones are over. So, it’s likely that if you call 911, you will use your cell phone — even from home. When you call 911 from a cell phone, dispatchers get your phone number and your general location. And that’s all. Sm