ASP News Releases

INVESTIGATION CONTINUES IN POPE COUNTY OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

December 02, 2016

     Quinton Phillips, 83, of Dover has been identified as the individual who died last night after he reportedly fired a rifle at local law enforcement officers.

   At approximately 3:10 PM yesterday (Thursday, December 2nd) Pope County …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE REQUESTED TO INVESTIGATE POPE COUNTY OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

December 01, 2016

  The Pope County Sheriff’s Department has requested the Arkansas State Police to investigate a shooting incident involving deputies and a local resident.

  At approximately 3:10 PM sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of an armed …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT:  “GET THERE SAFELY – WEAR A SEAT BELT”  - STATE TROOPERS WILL STEP-UP PRESENCE ALONG I-40

November 18, 2016

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

    (LITTLE ROCK) – Arkansans are expected to get an early start on their Thanksgiving holiday travel plans.  Beginning …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING NEVADA COUNTY HIT AND RUN FATALITY

November 02, 2016

Crystal Davis, 42, of Rosston (Nevada County) died last night after she was apparently struck and killed by a vehicle that fled the crash scene.  Arkansas State Troopers responded to a location along Arkansas Highway 200, two miles east of …   - Read More >


TROOP COMMANDER PROMOTIONS IN FORT SMITH AND HOPE APPROVED; COMMISSION OK’S LIEUTENANT & SERGEANT PROMOTIONS

October 13, 2016

  Lieutenants Brady Gore and Jason Aaron were promoted to the rank of captain today during a meeting of the Arkansas State Police Commission.  Gore will assume command authority over Highway Patrol Division Troop G, headquartered at Hope and …   - Read More >


STATE TROOPERS AMONG THOSE HONORED AT AG LAW ENFORCEMENT SUMMIT

October 05, 2016

  Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge honored more than seventy law enforcement officers today for their service within the past.  The awards were presented at the 14th Annual Law Enforcement Summit at Camp Robinson where approximately …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE RECRUITS RECEIVE TROOPER COMMISSIONS IN GRADUATION CEREMONY

September 29, 2016

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Thirty-two Arkansas State Police Trooper Recruits graduated tonight at the Arkansas State Capitol.

  The class members initially reported for training on May 8, 2016 and accumulated more than one-thousand hours of classroom …   - Read More >


LAW ENFORCEMENT TURNING TO VICTIM’S FRIENDS AND WITNESSES IN YEAR LONG MURDER INVESTIGATION

September 21, 2016

It’s been one year since Keith Wilbert Jr. was murdered in the home where he and four roommates lived together in southwest Pine Bluff.

Wilbert, 21, was shot when as many as three individuals entered the home at 43Keith Wilbert, Jr.02 Boone Street about 2:30 …   - Read More >


CRACKDOWN CAMPAIGN AIMED AT DRUNK DRIVING SET TO BEGIN BEFORE LABOR DAY

August 15, 2016

  (LITTLE ROCK) – During the final days of summer leading up to the Labor Day weekend, Arkansas families and friends will come together for seasonal celebrations.  It’s a dangerous time during this season as drunk drivers inevitably take …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS POLICE OFFICERS AND DEPUTIES ON THE WATCH DURING JULY 4TH HOLIDAY; DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER

June 24, 2016

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

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Every year Americans hit the road headed for destinations to celebrate the Fourth of July at picnics, …   - Read More >