ASP News Releases

ANNUAL STATE POLICE AWARDS CEREMONY:  TROOPER LEVI FLEMING RECEIVES TOP HONORS, OTHERS RECOGNIZED

June 13, 2018

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Trooper Levi Fleming, 26, of Brinkley, was presented the prestigious Arkansas State Trooper of the Year Award today during the annual state police awards ceremony.

  Trooper Fleming was among a group of more than 30 …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE TO INVESTIGATE WEST MEMPHIS POLICE SHOOTING

May 21, 2018

  Authorities of the West Memphis Police Department have requested the assistance of the Arkansas State Police in the investigation of an officer involved shooting that occurred late this afternoon (Monday, May 21st) along Interstate 40 west …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS AMONG SIX STATES JOINING SEAT BELT ENFORCEMENT PLAN CLICK IT OR TICKET BORDER TO BORDER

May 14, 2018

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Arkansas State Troopers and other participating Arkansas law enforcement officers will join officers in six states next week in a coordinated Click It or Ticket/Border to Border enforcement operation.  The plan is aimed at …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE COMMISSION APPROVES PROMOTIONS

May 10, 2018

  The Arkansas State Police Commission has approved the recommendations of Colonel Bill Bryant, Director of the Arkansas State Police to promote four state troopers.  The promotions were announced during a regular meeting of the commissioners …   - Read More >


HIGHWAY PATROL TROOP COMMANDERS AND POST SERGEANT PROMOTIONS APPROVED

April 19, 2018

    The Arkansas State Police Commission has approved the recommendations for the promotions of Highway Patrol Division Troop Commanders and a Troop G Post Supervisor.

     Lieutenant Scott Woodward, 56, of Drew County, was promoted to the …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE CID INVESTIGATING ADC OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

April 06, 2018

  Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an officer involved shooting resulting in the death of Daniel Allen Yielding, 23, of Paragould.

  Searcy County Sheriff’s Department Deputies and …   - Read More >


DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH UNDERWAY: U DRIVE – U TEXT – U PAY

April 02, 2018

   (LITTLE ROCK) – Law enforcement officers across Arkansas have pledged their united support by participating in the national awareness campaign to stop Distracted Driving.  "U Drive – U Text – U Pay" is both an educational initiative and …   - Read More >


STATE TROOPER WOUNDED DURING HOT SPRING COUNTY TRAFFIC STOP

April 02, 2018

  Arkansas State Trooper Kyle Sheldon was wounded Sunday night (April 1, 2018) when he was shot during a traffic stop at U.S. Highway 270 near Interstate 30 in Rockport (Hot Spring County).  Trooper Sheldon was transported to a Hot Springs …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE COMMISSION OK’S DIRECTOR’S RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PROMOTION

March 15, 2018

  The Arkansas State Police Commission has approved the recommendations of Colonel Bill Bryant to promote six veteran state troopers.  The promotions occurred today during a regular monthly meeting of the commissioners.

  Lieutenant Barry …   - Read More >


ASP INVESTIGATING DEADLY SHOOTING IN STUTTGART

March 06, 2018

Special Agents with the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division have been requested to assist the Stuttgart Police Department in the investigation of a deadly shooting that occurred at approximately 7:30 yesterday evening …   - Read More >