El Dorado is the county Seat of Union County and the center for employment and culture in south Arkansas. The city has a population of approximately 18000 people, however due to businesses and employers in the area our daytime population is closer to 30,000. The department employs 51 sworn officers and 14 civilian employees. The department is comprised of four divisions that include Administration, Patrol, Criminal Investigations and Criminal Apprehension.
We offer specialized jobs as well, including S.W.A.T officers, Bomb Technicians and Canine Officers along with several federal task force officers positions. These include positions with the U.S. Marshals’ Fugitive Apprehension team, FBI Render Safe taskforce, and FBI Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) taskforce.