City of Fort Smith Police Department
Pride and Progress

Danny Baker

Chief of Police

"Effective policing must be a community effort. Only together can we ensure a safe and peaceful city for all."

Danny Baker -
Chief of Police

About the FSPD

Learn more about the Fort Smith Police Department.

Public Safety Information

Find information about topics like Domestic Violence, curfew, department ride-a-longs and much more.

Crime Statistics & Mapping

Map crime and be aware of what is going on in your neighborhood.

Sex Offender Information

This webpage provides information on sex offenders registered with Fort Smith Police Department.

Animal Control Unit

Need to contact Animal Control or looking for information about your pets or at risk animals, find it here.

Employment Opportunities

Looking to make a difference in Fort Smith? Look here for current openings and to start the application process.

File an Online Police Report

Need to file a report? You can file multiple report types online, such as Offense Reports, Private Property Accident Reports, or request an Extra Patrol or submit a Crime Tip.

Other Law Enforcement Links

Connect with other law enforcement resources.

Department Transparency

Use this to see the Policies and Procedures of FSPD

911 Education

Learn how to use 911 appropriately and teach your children when and how to use the 911 system.

Fort Smith Police Department

The Fort Smith Police Department is a fully accredited police organization with a modern, well-educated, highly competent staff. We value high integrity, the community policing philosophy and continually strive for excellence in all that we do. In this regard, our primary focus is on protecting and serving our citizens via way of customer-friendly service delivery and treating them as equal partners.

Pursuant to our community policing philosophy, we’re enhancing our efforts in being more proactive in addressing the root causes of crime and disorder in our community. Our strategies include but not limited to problem-solving techniques; building robust and lasting partnerships with all stakeholders, transparency, educating the community, accountability, and open dialogue with the residents and guest of Fort Smith.

We view enhanced technology and training as paramount to our delivery of efficient and professional services to the citizens (our greatest asset). Most importantly, the bedrock of the Fort Smith Police Department is the set of values with which we approach everything we do: honor, transparency, integrity, respect, teamwork, commitment, courage, and professionalism.

FSPD Statistics as of October 31, 2019

5,813

2019 Total Reported Crimes (UCR Part 1)

5,171

2018 Total Reported Crimes (UCR Part 1)

+642

Amount of Change from Previous Year

68,848

2019 YTD Calls for Police Service

72,307

2018 YTD Calls for Police Service

-3,459

Amount of Change from previous year