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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 to each of the individuals for specific acts of service above and beyond the call of duty. Two other Arkansas State Troopers were recognized for their extraordinary investigative work which eventually led to the dismantling of a large multi-state methamphetamine distribution network in Arkansas, Arizona, Texas and Missouri. Lieutenant Keith Eremea, commander of the Arkansas State Police Highway Patrol Division, Criminal Patrol Unit and Trooper James Alsbrook, Highway Patrol Troop A, were recognized by United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, Tim Griffin, and William J. Bryant, Assistant Special Agent in charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Little Rock office. Troopers and civilian employees receiving Arkansas State Police Official Commendations were: Trooper Terry R. Burdin - July 31, 2006, Highway Patrol, Troop I, For his trained readiness to render aid and swift assessment of the danger threatening the life of an eight month old infant and his skilled response to successfully revive the child. Trooper First Class Christopher Waters - 2006, Highway Patrol, Troop H, For his resolute commitment to criminal interdiction patrol functions and his cumulative success in seizing illegal narcotics and proceeds associated with the arrests of drug couriers traveling Arkansas highways. Sergeant Jason Aaron - 2006, Highway Patrol, Troop H, For his resolute commitment to criminal interdiction patrol functions and his cumulative success in seizing illegal narcotics and proceeds associated with the arrests of drug couriers traveling Arkansas highways. Sergeant Steven B. Davis – December 19, 2006, Highway Patrol, Troop H, For his cunning and thoughtful response based on reports of a bank robbery and his resolute courage and determination to protect the citizenry and his investigative skills which led to two arrests and closure of three felony cases. Special Agent Bryan Douglas McAllister – 2006, Criminal Investigation Division, Company D, For his investigative initiative during the course of a 10 month undercover narcotics investigation and his commitment to infiltrate area drug trafficking operations which resulted in the arrest of 35 individuals and 77 felony charges. Corporal Richard Eads - 2006, Highway Patrol, Troop A, For his resolute commitment to criminal interdiction patrol functions and his cumulative success in seizing illegal narcotics and proceeds associated with the arrests of drug couriers traveling Arkansas highways. Corporal Vic Coleman - 2006, Highway Patrol, Troop A, For his resolute commitment to criminal interdiction patrol functions and his cumulative success in seizing illegal narcotics and proceeds associated with the arrests of drug couriers traveling Arkansas highways. Special Agent Mitchell E. Carolan – 2006, Criminal Investigation Division, Company D, For his selfless contribution in the form of a commitment to apprehend narcotics traffickers through his study of IONSCAN technology and making his services available in a timely manner to area law enforcement personnel. Corporal Darrell Astin - 2006, Highway Patrol, Troop D, For his resolute commitment to criminal interdiction patrol functions and his cumulative success in seizing illegal narcotics and proceeds associated with the arrests of drug couriers traveling Arkansas highways. Kerry Tabor - 2006, Information Technology Section, For his unrelenting commitment to a vision and the steadfast determination build and implement the Arkansas State Police TraCS project and his invaluable devotion to educate and support the Arkansas State Troopers in the operations this of integral reporting and tracking system. Ben Alstadt - 2006, Information Technology Section, For his invaluable commitment to build and implement the Arkansas State Police TraCS project and his devotion to educate and support the Arkansas State Troopers in the operations this of integral reporting and tracking system.