The Little Rock Police Department has received 57 applications for the position of chief. 11 of the applicants are from Arkansas.
The position pays a salary of $142,663. In addition, the police chief oversees nearly 600 employees and a $75 million budget.
Applications were submitted by former police chiefs, assistant chiefs, a FBI assistant director, and a former chief of Border Patrol.
The former Police Chief for Little Rock resigned from the position, after taking a police chief position in Syracuse, New York.