2007 News Release Archives

HOLIDAY ENFORCEMENT PLAN CALLS FOR TARGETING DRUNK DRIVERS

December 18, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) – Law enforcement agencies across Arkansas are gearing up to provide extra protection for travelers on the roadways this holiday season. At a news conference today, Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel joined the …  - Read More >

KING PROMOTED TO COMMANDER OF TROOP L

December 14, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendation of Colonel Winford E. Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote Lieutenant Lance King, 44, of Fayetteville to the rank of …  - Read More >

STATE POLICE RECRUITERS ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THE NEXT GENERATION OF ARKANSAS TROOPERS

December 05, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) – Arkansas State Police Recruiters are preparing to meet and recruit the next generation of state troopers. The Arkansas State Police Commission recently placed 33 trooper applicants on the departmental eligibility list for …  - Read More >

TROOP L COMANNDER TO JOIN DIRECTOR’S STAFF: BRAUNNS PROMOTED TO MAJOR’S POSTION AS ADMINISTRATIVE OF

November 01, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendation of Colonel Winford E. Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote Captain Les Braunns, 52, of Springdale to the rank of major. Major …  - Read More >

STATE POLICE RELEASES DUI PREVENTION VIDEO: CHOICES OFFERS LIFE LESSON FOR TEEN DRIVERS

October 31, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police today released the first copies of a DVD video titled Choices which is being made available across Arkansas to local high schools and youth organizations. The 13-minute video was produced as an …  - Read More >

CID LIEUTENANT AND HIGHWAY PATROL POST SERGEANTS NAMED BY APSC: OFFICIAL COMMENDATIONS AWARDED

October 05, 2007 (NASHVILLE) - The Arkansas State Police Commission has approved the recommendations of Colonel Winford E. Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote three Highway Patrol Division corporals to the rank of sergeant and a …  - Read More >

ASSISTANT TROOP COMMANDERS AND CID POSITIONS APPROVED BY STATE POLICE COMMISSION VOTE

September 06, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendation of Colonel Winford E. Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote Sergeants Barry Saffold, 44, of Star City and Shawn Garner, 43, of …  - Read More >

IMPAIRED DRIVING ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGN PLANNED FOR FINAL SUMMER HOLIDAY PERIOD:  LOCAL AND STATE LAW

August 13, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) - As millions of Americans hit the highways for one last summertime getaway, law enforcement officers across the country are preparing to join in a concerted enforcement crackdown known as, Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under …  - Read More >

STATE POLICE COMMISSION APPROVES NOMINATION FOR SOUTH ARKANSAS CID SERGEANT POSITION

August 10, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) - The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendation of Colonel Winford E. Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote Special Agent Scott Woodward, 45, of Monticello, to the rank of …  - Read More >

ARKANSAS.GOV & ASP TO EXPAND ACCESS TO CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK INFORMATION:  NEW ARKANSAS LAW ALLO

July 31, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) - Third parties and service providers, beginning today, will be able to access the Arkansas State Police Online Criminal Background Check System with the consent of the person who is the subject of the online criminal history …  - Read More >

COMMISSION APPROVES PROMOTIONS FOR SEVEN STATE POLICE PERSONNEL:  TROOPERS HONORED WITH OFFICIAL COM

July 26, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) - The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendations of Colonel Winford E. Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote seven commissioned personnel assigned within three divisions and the …  - Read More >

NEW STATE TROOPERS HEADED FOR SERVICE:  THIRTY-TWO RECRUITS GRADUATE IN CAPITOL ROTUNDA CEREMONIES

June 15, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) - Thirty-two Arkansas State Police Academy Recruits graduated tonight in ceremonies at the Arkansas State Capitol. Each of the graduates has accumulated 41 college credit hours toward an associate degree in criminal justice …  - Read More >

ASP Director’s Chief of Staff Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel:  STATE POLICE COMMISISON APPROVES NOMI

June 01, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) - The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendation of Colonel Winford Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote Major Tim K’Nuckles to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and hold the …  - Read More >

Highway Safety Office Launches ‘Click It or Ticket’ to Help Save Lives:  ENFORCEMENT EMPHASIS ON NIG

May 14, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) - There is a greater likelihood Arkansans are not using safety belts during their nighttime travels along the state highways and city streets. During 2005 there were 234 individuals who lost their lives in Arkansas traffic …  - Read More >

STATE POLICE COMMISISON APPROVES NOMINATIONS FOR CAPTAIN POSITIONS WITHIN CRIMINAL DIVISION

May 10, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) - The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendation of Colonel Steve Dozier, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote two of the department’s Criminal Investigation Division company commanders to …  - Read More >

GOVERNOR BEEBE ANNOUNCES NEW STATE POLICE DIRECTOR:  RETIRED CAPTAIN PHILLIPS NAMED TO SUCCED COLONE

May 08, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) - Governor Mike Beebe has named retired Arkansas State Police Captain Winford Phillips of Fayetteville as the new director of the Arkansas State Police. \"Winford Phillips has earned the respect and friendship of his fellow …  - Read More >

ARKANSAS STATE POLICE HONOR THEIR BEST:  CORPORAL MEEK NAMED TROOPER OF THE YEAR - 18 Other Trooper

April 18, 2007 (NORTH LITTLE ROCK) -Corporal Robert Meek, 57, of Harrison was named the recipient today of the 2006 Arkansas State Trooper of the Year Award. Corporal Meek is a 32-year veteran of the department and is assigned to Highway Patrol Division, …  - Read More >

TROOPERS & CIVILIANS HONORED FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICE

March 06, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) - The Arkansas State Police Commission and State Police Director, Colonel Steve Dozier today recognized the outstanding service of 11 State Troopers and civilian employees. The department’s Official Commendation was awarded …  - Read More >

NORTH ARKANSAS SERGEANT PROMOTED TO OPERATIONS MANAGER

March 06, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) - The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendation of Colonel Steve Dozier, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote Stan Witt, 50, of Cherokee Village, to the rank of lieutenant. Lieutenant …  - Read More >

TWO TROOPERS RECEIVE SERGEANT PROMOTIONS FROM ASPC

January 11, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) - The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendations of Colonel Steve Dozier, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote two state troopers to the rank of sergeant who will be assigned as Highway …  - Read More >