ASP News Releases

UPDATE: ASP REQUESTED IN INVESTIGATION OF OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

April 17, 2017

  The individual who reportedly brandished a gun at police and subsequently shot has been identified as Olugbalah Ridley, 33, of Indianapolis, Indiana.

  An investigation of the use of deadly force by police is continuing.

 

  APRIL 15, …   - Read More >


TROOP A COMMANDER NAMED; CID PERSONNEL PROMOTED

April 13, 2017

  (LITTLE ROCK) - Captain Mike Hagar, 44, of Faulkner County, commander of the Arkansas State Police Executive Protection Section, has accepted a lateral transfer approved by Colonel Bill Bryant, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to …   - Read More >


APRIL IS DISTRACTED DRIVING PREVENTION MONTH
 - Drivers urged to focus on the road, not phones

April 03, 2017

Additional Information Contact:
Highway Safety Office – Ann Whitehead
(501) 618-8133  –  ann.whitehead@asp.arkansas.gov

(LITTLE ROCK) – Arkansas law enforcement agencies have joined the national “U Drive U Text U Pay” campaign to stop …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING WARD HOMICIDE

March 24, 2017

The Ward Police Department received a call yesterday afternoon (Thursday, March 23rd) reporting a homicide at 121 Pinter Lane.

Local police officers arrived to the residence to find Lori Hannah, 36, of Ward, dead inside the home. The body …   - Read More >


UPDATE: STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING BODY FOUND IN PRAIRIE COUNTY

March 09, 2017

  At approximately 6:00pm yesterday (Wednesday, March 8th) Special Agents assigned to the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division arrested Virginia Colvin, 56, of Johnstown, New York, who had been the subject of a search in …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING BODY FOUND IN PRAIRIE COUNTY

March 06, 2017

  Arkansas State Police Special Agents assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division are working closely with New York State law enforcement authorities in an attempt to identify the remains of a body discovered earlier this week at a …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE COMMISSIONERS APPROVE HIGHWAY PATROL SERGEANT PROMOTION

March 02, 2017

Arkansas State Police Corporal Kevin Steed, 39, of Garland County, has been promoted to the rank of sergeant and will assume post supervisor duties within Highway Patrol Division, Troop K.

The recommendation for promotion was presented to …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING AT OSCEOLA CONVENIENCE STORE

February 24, 2017

    The Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred this morning (February 24th) in Osceola, AR involving three juvenile subjects. 

     At approximately 1:40 am, the …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE REQUESTED TO INVESTIGATE MARION COUNTY OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

February 19, 2017

   Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred at approximately 5:36 this morning, (Sunday, February 19th, 2017) at a residence in the Bull Shoals …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE COMMISSION APPROVES DIRECTOR’S RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PROMOTIONS

February 08, 2017

  Lieutenant Paulette Ward, 46, of Little Rock, commander of the Arkansas State Police Office of Professional Standards was promoted to the rank of captain today during a meeting of the Arkansas State Police Commission.

  Five …   - Read More >