2011 News Release Archives

DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER: HOLIDAY CRACKDOWN ON DRUNK DRIVERS

December 12, 2011 For more information: Ann Whitehead 501-618-8133 ann.whitehead@asp.arkansas.gov LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Highway Safety Office announced today that state and local law enforcement agencies will participate in the national “Drive …  - Read More >

LAW ENFORCEMENT URGE MOTORISTS:  BUCKLE-UP, DAY AND NIGHT FOR THANKSGIVING TRAVEL

November 15, 2011 LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police Highway Safety Office is reminding Thanksgiving travelers to remember the rules of the road during the upcoming holiday. A “Click It or Ticket” campaign across Arkansas is part of a national …  - Read More >

STATEWIDE LAW ENFORCEMENT INITIATIVE READY TO TARGET IMPAIRED DRIVERS AND SEAT BELT VIOLATIONS

August 16, 2011 (LITTLE ROCK) –Law enforcement agencies across Arkansas will extend patrol hours and set-up added sobriety checkpoints beginning August 19th in a unified effort to reduce traffic crashes on local streets and state highways through the Labor …  - Read More >

CORPORAL RONNIE STEWART NAMED 2010 TROOPER OF THE YEAR

July 12, 2011 (LITTLE ROCK) - Arkansas State Police Corporal Ronnie Stewart has been awarded the department’s Trooper of the Year Award for 2010. Corporal Stewart was among 29 State Police personnel and individuals outside the department recognized …  - Read More >

OBEY THE SIGN OR PAY THE FINE - SPEED ENFORCEMENT CAMPAIGN KICKS-OFF

July 05, 2011 For more information: Ann Whitehead 501-618-8133 ann.whitehead@asp.arkansas.gov (LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police Highway Safety Office has launched a new speed enforcement advertising campaign, “Obey the Sign or Pay …  - Read More >

DRUNK DRIVERS WILL BE TARGETS OF HOLIDAY ENFORCEMENT INITIATIVE

June 28, 2011 (LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police Highway Safety Office announced today a summer holiday enforcement initiative to combat impaired driving beginning with the July 4th holiday period. “Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under …  - Read More >

COMMISSION APPROVES PROMOTIONS FOR HIGHWAY PATROL POST SUPERVISORS

June 17, 2011 The Arkansas State Police Commission approved the recommendations today of Colonel JR Howard, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote three State Police corporals to the rank of sergeant. Sergeant Ronnie Qualls, 41, of …  - Read More >

STATE POLICE ASSIGN 23 NEW TROOPERS TO HIGHWAY PATROL DUTIES ACROSS ARKANSAS

May 26, 2011 (LITTLE ROCK) – Twenty-three Arkansas State Police Trooper Recruits graduated tonight during ceremonies at the Arkansas State Capitol. The recruits received the Oath of Commission from the Honorable Robert Edwards, Circuit Judge, 17th …  - Read More >

CLICK IT OR TICKET CAMPAIGN RETURNS. LAW ENFORCEMENT INCREASES PRESENCE TO PROTECT ARKANSAS MOTORIST

May 17, 2011 (LITTLE ROCK) – Today, the Arkansas State Police Highway Safety Office announced the annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign, May 23 – June 5. Coordinated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the campaign is a …  - Read More >

ARKANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES ON ALERT FOR TEENAGE IMPAIRED DRIVING Enforcement Operations To Be

March 07, 2011 (LITTLE ROCK) – The Arkansas State Police Highway Safety Office announced today that state, county and city law enforcement agencies will join forces March 11th – 20th and April 15th – 24th looking for drunk drivers with an emphasis on …  - Read More >