2009 News Release Archives

STATE POLICE ASSIGN 28 NEW TROOPERS TO HIGHWAY PATROL DUTIES ACROSS ARKANSAS

December 17, 2009 (LITTLE ROCK) – Twenty-eight Arkansas State Police Trooper Recruits graduated tonight during ceremonies at the Arkansas State Capitol. The recruits received the Oath of Commission from the Honorable John R. Lineberger, Judge (Ret.), …  - Read More >

HIGHWAY PATROL PROMOTIONS ANNOUNCED FOR SERGEANTS IN TROOPS A & F

December 17, 2009 (LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendations of Colonel Winford E. Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote Corporals Dennis Overton and Rodney Myers to the rank of …  - Read More >

STATEWIDE LAW ENFORCEMENT INITIATIVE SET TO TARGET IMPAIRED DRIVERS DURING HOLIDAY SEASON

December 17, 2009 (LITTLE ROCK) – Sharing holiday cheer by driving drunk or under the influence of drugs will come with heightened risks during the coming weeks for drivers who choose to violate Arkansas impaired driving laws. The Arkansas State Police …  - Read More >

HOLIDAY TRAVELERS REMINDED TO BUCKLE-UP: Click It or Ticket Initiative Planned

November 17, 2009 (LITTLE ROCK) – Arkansas state and local law enforcement officers are hopeful for a fatality free Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Once again the officers will participate in the Click It or Ticket enforcement initiative to remind drivers and …  - Read More >

TROOP D SERGEANT NAMED

October 19, 2009 (LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendation of Colonel Winford E. Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote Corporal David L. Williams, 35, of DeValls Bluff to the rank of …  - Read More >

STATEWIDE INITIATIVE LAUNCHED AGAINST DRUNK DRIVERS DURING UPCOMING HOLIDAY

August 18, 2009 (LITTLE ROCK) - Colonel Winford E. Phillips, director of the Arkansas State Police and Governor’s highway safety representative, today announced the Arkansas Highway Safety Office’s latest statewide drunk driving prevention enforcement …  - Read More >

STATE POLICE SPECIAL AGENT CLARK NAMED 2008 TROOPER OF THE YEAR:        STATE TROOPERS ACROSS ARK

July 30, 2009 (NORTH LITTLE ROCK) – Arkansas State Police Special Agent, Corporal Scott Clark, 40, of Gurdon, was presented with the 2008 Trooper of the Year Award during the department’s annual awards ceremony and luncheon here today. S/A Clark is …  - Read More >

STATE POLICE TRAINING ACADEMY GIVE STUDENTS A GLIMPSE INTO THE WORLD OF BEING A TROOPER

June 19, 2009 (LITTLE ROCK) – Twenty-five high school students are one step closer to fulfilling their dreams and aspirations of someday possibly wearing the uniform of the Arkansas State Police. The students completed a one-week training regimen and …  - Read More >

ARKANSAS’ NEW LAW – A LAW YOU CAN LIVE WITH

June 16, 2009 (LITTLE ROCK) – Beginning June 30th, Arkansas’ seat belt law changes to permit a law enforcement traffic stop based on the primary violation of a motor vehicle driver or front-seat passenger who is not buckled-up. Arkansas becomes the …  - Read More >

‘SHARING THE ROAD’:  May Proclaimed Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

May 05, 2009 (LITTLE ROCK) – Motorcycle fatalities in Arkansas increased 300 percent from 1997 to 2007 and one out of every nine motor vehicle fatalities in 2007 involved motorcycle riders. Governor Mike Beebe’s Highway Safety representative and …  - Read More >

ASPC APPROVES PROMOTIONS OF NEW SERGEANTS FOR TROOPS C & D

April 20, 2009 (LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendations of Colonel Winford E. Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote Corporals Charles Hubbard and Eric Agee to the rank of …  - Read More >

REVAMPED NOTIFICATION SYSTEM FOR ABDUCTED & MISSING CHILDREN WILL SPEED NOTIFICATION ALERTS

January 09, 2009 (LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police in cooperation with the state’s official web portal provider, Arkansas.Gov (Information Network of Arkansas, INA), has launched a revamped Morgan Nick Amber Alert activation system. The alert …  - Read More >