Patrol Recruitment Photo

The Garland County Sheriff’s Office is committed to recruiting, retaining, and enhancing the talents and skills of a diverse workforce that characterizes the citizenship of Hot Springs and surrounding communities in Garland County. We pride ourselves in having one of the finest departments in the state and strive to maintain a level of professionalism expected by the citizens.

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Competitive Package

In choosing to build your career with us, you will receive the following competitive package:

  • Salary
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Longevity pay
  • Paid health insurance, dental plan, and life insurance
  • Access to many voluntary policies
  • Uniform allowance (included in salary-if applicable to position)
  • Take-home cars (patrol and investigation divisions)

Our hiring process is rigorous, straight forward and includes the following;

  • Submitting an application
  • Written test
  • Oral interview
  • Background and paperwork (birth certificate, license, diploma, etc.)
  • Physical
  • Psychological


GCSO Prescreening Application for Employment

Do you have what it takes? Print, fill-out and drop off, or mail, your application to:

Garland County Sheriff’s Office
525 Ouachita Avenue
Hot Springs, AR 71901