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Welcome to the Mountain Home Police Department online. We hope you find the department's website both informative and helpful.

The police department is responsible for providing police services to the residents of our city and the many visitors enjoying tourism and trade in Mountain Home, Arkansas. If we can assist you, contact us. Service is our only product and we strive to make it the best.

It is our goal to inform the community about your police department's philosophy, programs, and operations. With this knowledge, the police and the community can work together in making our community a better place to live. We are confronted with community growth that requires a strong community policing effort to meet the present and future demands for police services. Working together, we can meet this challenge.

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Carry Manuel, Chief of Police

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Mountain Home Police Dept.
424 W. 7th Street
Mountain Home, AR
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Before the Mountain Home Police Department can release any criminal information regarding background checks or incident reports, we must have a signed Freedom of Information Act.  Please download, complete, and sign this form, and then bring it with you to the police department or mail it to the address shown below.

424 W. 7th Street,
Mountain Home, AR 72653

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Arrest for attempts to enter parked vehicles
Published: February 9, 2012

Press Release

February 9, 2012

On February 8th, police responded to the report of someone attempting to break into several vehicles located on the parking lot of a local business. Suspect and vehicle information was obtained from a concerned citizen calling the police department to report the suspicious activity. Based on the information received from the caller, Mountain Home Police, Arkansas State Police, and Arkansas Highway Police located and stopped the suspect in his vehicle near Hwy 62 East and Highway 62 Bypass.

Pursuant to the traffic stop, Jared King, 33 of Mountain Home was arrested for a Suspended Driver’s License and transported to the police department for further investigation into the report of attempts to enter vehicles. As a result of the investigation, Jared was also charged with Criminal Attempt to Commit Breaking or Entering, class A misdemeanor, and Parole Violation. He was incarcerated in the Baxter County Detention Center on a $1,190 bond. 

Carry Manuel
Chief of Police


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