ASP News Releases

ARKANSAS PHARMACISTS READY WITH NALOXONE PROTOCOL; STATE TROOPERS EQUIPPED & TRAINED TO ADMINISTER NARCAN

September 11, 2017

  The Arkansas State Police recently distributed to each trooper two doses of Narcan that can be used as any trooper encounters a victim of an opioid overdose.  Now, the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy and the Arkansas Pharmacists …   - Read More >


STATE TROOPERS PREPARING FOR CHALLENGE OF WEEKDAY RAZORBACK GAME TRAFFIC

August 29, 2017

Arkansas State Troopers are preparing to meet the traffic challenges of a weekday Razorback football game at War Memorial Stadium located in central Little Rock this week.

  Beginning at 3 PM Thursday (August 31st) troopers will implement …   - Read More >


POLICE OFFICER AND BYSTANDER WOUNDED IN OVERNIGHT SHOOTING; SUSPECT DEAD

August 26, 2017

   Michael Malik Kawon Lee, 18, of Little Rock was fatally shot by a Pine Bluff Police Officer earlier today following a disturbance and fight that left one police officer and a bystander wounded by gunfire.

   Pine Bluff Police and Kyle …   - Read More >


DREW COUNTY DEPUTY KILLED IN CRASH; ARKANSAS STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING

August 24, 2017

  Drew County Deputy Sheriff Timothy Braden, 29, was killed in the line of duty this morning following a motor vehicle pursuit that ended in a crash just outside Monticello along Barkada Road.

  At approximately 1:35 AM (Thursday, August …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE COMMISSION APPROVES PROMOTION FOR CID ASSISTANT COMMANDER

August 16, 2017

  Lieutenant David Lafferty, 57, of Garland County was promoted to the rank of captain today.  The recommendation for promotion was presented to the Arkansas State Police Commission by Colonel Bill Bryant, state police director.

  Captain …   - Read More >


HOLIDAY DRUNK DRIVING CRACKDOWN READIED BY ARKANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT

August 14, 2017

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

   

    One last blast of summer fun too often turns into death and tragedy caused by drunk drivers traveling across …   - Read More >


EARN THE BADGE: ARKANSAS STATE TROOPERS LOOKING FOR RECRUITS TO FILL 2018 ACADEMY CLASS

August 08, 2017

  Arkansas State Police Recruiters are looking for candidates who are interested in enrolling in the 2018 academy class.  Thirty-five recruits will be selected to enter the academy early next year. 

  “If you can meet the minimum …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING FATAL MARMADUKE SHOOTING

August 04, 2017

   Special Agents with the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a deadly shooting that occurred at approximately 10:00 this morning (Friday, August 4th, 2017) at the Valero gas station located at 11402 US …   - Read More >


DEATH SCENE INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY IN LOGAN COUNTY

August 01, 2017

  The decomposed body of a female was discovered earlier today at 703 Delaware Bay Road northwest of Dardanelle near the Yell and Logan County line.

  A request was received this afternoon from authorities within the Logan County Sheriff’s …   - Read More >


TEEN DIES FOLLOWING OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING AT MARION

July 26, 2017

A teenager wounded outside an emergency shelter for juveniles yesterday (Tuesday, July 25, 2017) died at a Memphis hospital overnight.

The name of the juvenile will be released later today once the Arkansas State Police can confirm all …   - Read More >