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TWO STATE POLICE PROMOTIONS OK’D BY COMMISSION

June 14, 2012 (LITTLE ROCK) - The Arkansas State Police Commission has approved the recommendations of Colonel JR Howard, Director of the State Police, to promote two State Troopers to fill assistant command positions. The recommendations were considered by the commissioners during a regularly scheduled meeting earlier today. Sergeant Alex Finger, 53, of Little Rock, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and will be assigned assistant commander duties at Highway Patrol Division, Troop A. Lieutenant Finger has most recently been assigned to the department’s Recruiting Section and is a twenty-eight year veteran of the department. Sergeant Mike Kennedy, 38, of Benton, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and will assume assistant command duties within Administrative Services Division. Lieutenant Kennedy is a fifteen year veteran of the department.