ASP News Releases

CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY ON NEW STATE POLICE WARREN HEADQUARTERS

July 19, 2017 (WARREN) – Governor Asa Hutchinson and commanders of the Arkansas State Police, along with state police commissioners, broke ground today signaling construction to begin on a new $2.8-million dollar troop headquarters. “Seventy-four …   - Read More >

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS IN SIX STATES READY TO CRACKDOWN ON SPEEDING VIOLATORS - ARKANSAS POLICE SAY, Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine

July 17, 2017

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

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Law enforcement authorities in Arkansas and in five other states will concentrate their …   - Read More >


CID MAJOR AMONG THREE PROMOTIONS APPROVED BY ASPC

July 13, 2017

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Captain Mark Hollingsworth, 56, of North Little Rock was promoted to the rank of major today.  He is a thirty-one year veteran of the Arkansas State Police.

  The nomination for promotion was presented for consideration to …   - Read More >


INVESTIGATION OF INTERSTATE 30 SHOOTING INCIDENT CONTINUES

June 28, 2017

  Arkansas State Troopers are continuing their work from overnight (Tuesday, June 27, 2017) in connection with a shooting incident that occurred in the area of Interstate 30 and the I-630 interchange.

  At approximately 7 PM Tiara Mitchell, …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT HAS UNIFIED MESSAGE FOR JULY 4th DRIVERS:  DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER

June 27, 2017

Additional Information Contact:

ASP Highway Safety Office – Ann Whitehead

(501) 618-8133 – ann.whitehead@asp.arkansas.gov

 

   (LITTLE ROCK) – The celebration of our nation’s birthday during the coming week will lead thousands of …   - Read More >


SUSPECT BEING HELD IN CONNECTION WITH NEWPORT POLICE OFFICER MURDER

June 13, 2017

  An eighteen year old suspect is being held in connection with the murder of Newport Police Lieutenant Patrick Weatherford.

  At approximately 6 PM yesterday (Monday, June 12, 2017) Newport Police received information reporting a vehicle …   - Read More >


NEWPORT POLICE OFFICER KILLED;  ASP INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY

June 12, 2017

  A Newport Police Officer was shot near Remmel Park late today (Monday, June 12, 2017).

  Lieutenant Patrick Weatherford, 41, of Newport died a short time later at a Newport hospital.  Weatherford was a fifteen year department veteran.

  …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE HONORS CORPORAL ROY MOOMEY AS TROOPER OF THE YEAR; OTHER DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL RECOGNIZED AT AWARDS PROGRAM

June 08, 2017

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Corporal Roy Moomey, a seven year veteran of the Arkansas State Police Highway Patrol Division, assigned to Troop H, has been awarded the department’s highest honor, Trooper of the Year (2016).

  The award was presented …   - Read More >


HAULING UNSECURED LOADS POSE DANGEROUS THREAT ON STATE HIGHWAYS

June 06, 2017

   Arkansas State Police and other law enforcement agencies are looking to stop drivers who are hauling unsecured loads.  Forty-two states have agreed to help educate the public on the importance of properly securing a load when traveling …   - Read More >


GUM SPRINGS ROAD HOMICIDE VICTIMS IDENTIFIED: YELL COUNTY INVESTIGATION CONTINUES

May 12, 2017

  Arkansas State Crime Laboratory authorities and Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division have identified two gunshot victims discovered yesterday (Thursday, May 11, 2017) outside 12084 Gum Springs Road …   - Read More >