ASP News Releases
TROOPER RECRUITS COMPLETE ACCELERATED TRAINING - NEW TROOPERS ASSIGNED TO HIGHWAY PATROL DUTIESNovember 21, 2014
(LITTLE ROCK) – Twenty-four Arkansas State Police Trooper Recruits graduated tonight (Thursday, November 20, 2014) during ceremonies at the Arkansas State Capitol.
The recruit candidates were assembled from a group of applicants already … - Read More >
CLICK IT OR TICKET THIS THANKSGIVING: Holiday Crackdown ScheduledNovember 17, 2014
Additional Information Contact:
Ann Whitehead – Highway Safety Office
(501) 618-8133 email@example.com
(LITTLE ROCK) – Arkansas State Troopers are joining forces with other state and local law enforcement officers over the … - Read More >
COMMISSION APPROVES RECOMMENDATIONS FOR LIEUTENANT PROMOTIONSNovember 13, 2014
(LITTLE ROCK) – During a meeting of the Arkansas State Police Commission today, two lieutenant promotions recommended by Colonel Stan Witt, Director of the Arkansas State Police were approved.
Sergeant Rick Neill, 46, of Pulaski County … - Read More >
INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY OF BODY FOUND NEAR PINNACLE STATE PARKNovember 08, 2014
The body of a man identified as James Thomas Lovelady, 44, of Little Rock was discovered shortly before 7 AM today near Pinnacle Mountain State Park. Two women walking along an area off Highway 300 discovered the body and contacted … - Read More >
PIKE COUNTY MAN IDENTIFIED AS DRIVER IN BUS STOP HIGHWAY DEATHOctober 29, 2014
Dwight L. Moody, 88, of Delight (Pike County), has been identified as the driver of a vehicle that struck a student who had exited a Kirby School District bus earlier this week in Pike County.
Jazmin Hernandez, 12, of Glenwood died at a … - Read More >
SEARCH FOR PAROLE ABSCONDER ENDS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTINGOctober 25, 2014
An Arkansas State Trooper on patrol duties in Pope County last night (Friday, October 24th, 8:35 PM) attempted to stop a passenger vehicle in Russellville along Arkansas Highway 7 (north).
The driver, later identified as Bobby Shane … - Read More >
GUNMAN DIES FOLLOWING BAKERY HOSTAGE AND SHOOTING INCIDENTOctober 17, 2014
UPDATE - OCTOBER 31, 2014
The Arkansas State Police was notified this afternoon (Friday, October 31, 2014) that John T. Kolata, 75, of Searcy County, had died.
Kolata was the gunman involved in the October 17th hostage and shooting … - Read More >
COMMANDER OF STATE POLICE EXECUTIVE PROTECTION SECTION PROMOTEDOctober 09, 2014
Lieutenant Mike Hagar, 41, of Conway was promoted to the rank of captain today during a meeting of the Arkansas State Police Commission. The recommendation for promotion was presented to the commission by Colonel Stan Witt, Director of the … - Read More >
UPDATE: BODY IDENTIFIED - STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING DEATH OF WOMAN FOUND ALONG I-40September 24, 2014
UPDATED NEWS RELEASE AS OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2014
The body of a woman found alongside Interstate 40 near Palestine earlier this week has been identified as Amy Darlene Bandy, age 35.
A commercial truck driver notified Arkansas State Police … - Read More >
ASP COLONEL WITT ANSWERS THE ALS “ICE BUCKET” CHALLENGEAugust 25, 2014
Colonel Stan Witt, Director of the Arkansas State Police, answered the the ALS “Ice Bucket” Challenge today and raised more than $1,000 in answering the challenge from Colonel Tracy Trott , Director of the Tennessee Highway Patrol.