ASP News Releases

“CLICK IT OR TICKET” STRICT STATEWIDE ENFORCEMENT OPERATION UNDERWAY - SEAT BELT USE CAN SAVE ARKANSAS LIVES

May 21, 2015

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:
ANN WHITEHEAD
ARKANSAS STATE POLICE HIGHWAY SAFETY OFFICE
(501) 618-8133 - ANN.WHITEHEAD@ASP.ARKANSAS.GOV

  (LITTLE ROCK) – An observational survey conducted across Arkansas during 2014 indicates that one …   - Read More >


OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOITNG INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY IN LONOKE COUNTY

May 20, 2015

  The Arkansas State Police is investigating an officer involved shooting which occurred last night (May 19th) in Cabot.  The incident occurred as authorities of the Lonoke County Sheriff’s Department and Arkansas Department of Community …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE HONOR TOP TROOPER CORPORAL COLEMAN TROOPER OF THE YEAR - DEPARTMENT HONORS PRESENTED DURING ANNUAL CEREMONY

May 19, 2015

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Corporal Vic Coleman, a twenty-nine year veteran State Trooper assigned to the Highway Patrol Division, Troop A, Interstate Criminal Patrol Team was awarded the department’s Trooper of the Year Award (2014).

  The award was …   - Read More >


JOHNSON COUNTY DEPUTY KILLED CONFRONTING BURGLARY SUSPECT

May 15, 2015

  An eleven year veteran of the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department was shot and killed early today as he and other sheriff’s deputies were searching for a burglary suspect  fifteen miles east of Clarksville.  At approximately 1AM this …   - Read More >


GRANT COUNTY STAND-OFF ENDS IN ARREST

May 12, 2015

  Earlier today a request for assistance from the Grant County Sheriff’s Department was received by the Arkansas State Police.

  The initial information from sheriff’s deputies reported Donald C. Thomas Jr., 47, of the Clearwater Lake area …   - Read More >


STATE TROOPERS RESCUE TEENAGE VICTIM IN HUMAN TRAFFICKING OPERATION

May 04, 2015

  Arkansas State Troopers and civilian investigators of the State Police Crimes Against Children Division are being credited with locating and recovering a fifteen year old girl who had been sexually exploited while being held in a human …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE SPECIAL AGENT PROMOTED TO SERGEANT

April 09, 2015

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Arkansas State Police Special Agent Scott Russell has been promoted to the rank of sergeant assigned to the department’s Criminal Investigation Division, Company A.

  Colonel Bill Bryant, Director of the Arkansas State …   - Read More >


STEPPED-UP STATEWIDE ENFORCEMENT PLAN AIMED AT DRIVERS VIOLATING TEXTING LAW

April 09, 2015

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

  (LITTLE ROCK) – State Troopers and local law enforcement officers will be watching more closely in the coming days for …   - Read More >


STATE TROOPERS SEIZE RECORD QUANTITY OF METHAMPHETAMINE

April 02, 2015

  Arkansas State Troopers have seized a record amount of methamphetamine during an arrest along Interstate 40 earlier this week.  Troopers discovered 276 pounds of methamphetamine valued at an estimated $10-million dollars (retail/street …   - Read More >


PROMOTION APPROVED BY STATE POLICE COMMISSION TO FILL COMMANDER SLOT AT HIGHWAY PATROL - TROOP F

March 12, 2015

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Lieutenant Charles Hubbard has received the approval of the Arkansas State Police Commission to be promoted to the rank of captain and assume duties as a Highway Patrol, Troop F commander.  The recommendation of promotion …   - Read More >