2010 News Release Archives

HOLIDAY CRACKDOWN SET FOR DRUNK DRIVERS

December 13, 2010 LITTLE ROCK – State and local law enforcement agencies will work overtime during the coming holiday season to identify and arrest drunk drivers who are on Arkansas streets and highways. The heightened enforcement campaign will begin …  - Read More >

READY FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY TRAVEL TRAFFIC, ARKANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES URGE MOTORISTS TO B

November 17, 2010 (LITTLE ROCK) – Across the nation the approaching Thanksgiving holiday means increased traffic on state roads and U.S. highways. In Arkansas state and local law enforcement agencies will be working extra-duty patrols throughout the holiday …  - Read More >

STATE POLICE DIRECTOR PHILLIPS ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS THROUGHOUT THE DEPARTMENT

September 16, 2010 (LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendations from Colonel Winford E. Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police for personnel promotions and transfers among the ranks of Arkansas State …  - Read More >

DOD EMPLOYER SUPPORT PROGRAM HONORS COLONEL PHILLIPS

September 16, 2010 (LITTLE ROCK) - Colonel Winford E. Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police has been was presented with the Patriot Award today by Department of Defense Employer support of the Guard and Reserve. The award was presented during a …  - Read More >

“BOOZE AND BELTS” ARE TARGETS FOR END OF SUMMER ENFORCEMENT OPERATIONS

August 11, 2010 (LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas Highway Safety Office today announced plans for the Arkansas State Police to join forces with local law enforcement officers from 130 other agencies August 20th - September 6th in a combined alcohol and seat …  - Read More >

LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ANNOUNCE COMBINED EFFORT TO ARREST 4TH OF JULY HOLIDAY DRUNK DRIVERS

June 25, 2010 (LITTLE ROCK) - The Arkansas State Police and local law enforcement agencies will assign additional personnel to saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints during the Fourth of July holiday period, July 1st – 5th. The effort is part of …  - Read More >

COMMISSION APPROVES PROMOTIONS TO TROOPS C & F COMMANDER POSITIONS

June 18, 2010 (LITTLE ROCK) - Colonel Winford E. Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police today announced his recommendations to the Arkansas State Police Commission to promote Lieutenants Rick Dickinson and Jimmy Smith to serve as captains and …  - Read More >

SAFFOLD SELECTED TO COMMAND TROOP J

May 28, 2010 (LITTLE ROCK) - Captain Dale Saffold, 50, of White Hall (Jefferson County), has accepted a new assignment as commander of the Arkansas State Police, Highway Patrol Division, Troop J, headquartered at Clarksville. Colonel Winford E. Phillips, …  - Read More >

TWO COMMANDERS PROMOTED IN HIGHWAY PATROL,  HEADQUARTERS DEDICATED

May 14, 2010 (HOT SPRINGS) – The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendation of Colonel Winford E. Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote two commanders to lead positions within the department’s Highway …  - Read More >

CLICK IT OR TICKET CAMPAIGN SET TO BEGIN IN EFFORT TO REDUCE ARKANSAS CRASH DEATHS

May 12, 2010 (LITTLE ROCK) – Don’t forget to buckle up, day and night. The Arkansas State Police Highway Safety Office announced today that the Click It or Ticket campaign will return to play a critical role in the effort to keep people safe on our …  - Read More >

ASPC APPROVES TRAINING SERGEANT PROMOTION

April 08, 2010 (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 Mike Hagar, 37, of Conway to the rank of sergeant. Sergeant …  - Read More >

STATE POLICE AWARDS CEREMONY STAGED DURING 75TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

March 19, 2010 (LITTLE ROCK) – Three Arkansas State Troopers were presented prestigious departmental awards today during ceremonies to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Department of Arkansas State Police. The Chrisp – Carter bill, officially …  - Read More >

ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGN WILL TARGET UNDERAGE DRINKING

March 10, 2010 (LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police will be working closely with other state, county and city law enforcement agencies March 12-21 and April 16-25 conducting sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols. Officers will be looking for …  - Read More >