The Pocahontas police departmentís chief of police is Chad Mulligan. Chad was appointed in 2003. The department has 13 full- time officers and 1 full- time secretary. The Pocahontas police department has 2 full -time criminal investigators, Lt. Linda Cooper and Sgt. Jesse Luffman. The department has 11 officers in the patrol and one K-9. The department has 2 officers assigned to warrants division as well as patrol. The department has 8 certified law enforcement instructors and 3 certified D.A.R.E. instructors.
The officers of Pocahontas are assigned cars; those that live inside the city limits take their car home. The Pocahontas police department is committed to professionalism and community relations.