ASP News Releases

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 >


SHOOTING OUTSIDE EMERGENCY JUVENILE SHELTER IN CRITTENDEN COUNTY UNDER INVESTIGATION

July 25, 2017

  A sixteen year old male was shot and critically wounded earlier tonight outside a Marion (Crittenden County) emergency shelter for juveniles located at 104 Cypress Avenue.

  Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal …   - Read More >


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 >