Police Department

Chief Gary Kelley

From the Chief’s Desk


The mission of the Marion Police Department is to provide the citizens of Marion, Arkansas with a law enforcement system that effectively integrates and utilizes Departmental, Civic, and Community Resources to protect life and property, preserve law and order and enforce State laws and City Ordinances within the framework of the Constitution.

In order to realize these goals, every member of the Marion Police Department must continually direct his/her efforts in the following six areas by:

  1. Realizing the employees of our Department, are the most important part of the organization and constantly striving to help them in their performance and development.
  2. Recognizing the spirit of the Marion Police Department is one of helping people and providing assistance at every opportunity.
  3. Enlightening citizen attitudes toward public safety, and striving to gain community support in the suppression of criminal activity.
  4. Developing police leadership throughout the Department in order to effectively utilize allocated resources for maximum productivity.
  5. Aggressively responding to criminal activity throughout the City Of Marion in a manner consistent with safeguarding the rights of citizens.
  6. Consistently demanding the highest degree of integrity and professionalism from all employees.
Equal Employment Opportunities Statement:
It is the policy of the Marion Police Department that no eligible person shall be denied the right of employment or advancement within the Marion Police Department, nor shall any person be denied admission or access to any of the department’s programs or activities offered to the public on the basis of political or religious affiliation, race, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, color, the presence of a non-job related medical condition or handicap, veteran status or any other legally protected status.
The department also recognizes the right of all citizens to take part in and to be provided equal opportunities in all public activities carried on by the Marion Police Department. The City of Marion is an equal opportunity employer, and welcomes and encourages applications for employment from any individual, regardless of race or sex.

Visit the Marion Police Department Website

Garbage Pick-Up News


No pick-up Monday & Tuesday, 12/25 & 12-26. Make-up days will be 12/27 & 12-28, then normal schedule on Friday.

New Years Day

No pick-up on Monday 1/1. Make-up day will be 1/2.

The City of Marion has begun utilizing a one-arm truck for trash pick-up, meaning that cans will be picked up by the arm of the truck.

Residents are asked to take extra care to be sure your garbage can is placed close to the road and out of the way from anything that would block the truck arm movement, including vehicles, mailboxes, etc. Garbage and recycling pick-up schedules remain the same.

If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 870-739-5410.

City Street Lights
To report a problem with a city street light, contact Gail at City Hall - 870-739-5410 and reference the pole number found on the street light pole.
Water Department

Pay your water bill online at www.xpress-pay.com

Water bill auto pay available at no charge…call 870-739-3073 or Email us Here

Used Tire Disposal

Tire disposal is available for both businesses and residents.

The hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:30 to 3:30.

There is no charge at the time of service, but there will be bills sent out quarterly for each tire.

The tire prices are: $1.75/passenger tires; $5/semi-truck tires; $26/ implement tires.

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