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CID COMPANY COMMANDER AND HIGHWAY PATROL POST SUPERVISOR PROMOTIONS APPROVED BY COMMISSION

February 28, 2014

  Two Arkansas State Troopers were recommended for consideration of promotion today by Colonel Stan Witt, Director of the Arkansas State Police.  The recommendations were submitted and approved during a regular monthly meeting of the State Police Commission.

  Sergeant Mark Hollingsworth, 53, of Mountain Home, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and will assume command duties of Company E within the department’s Criminal Investigation Division.

  Lieutenant Hollingsworth is a twenty-eight year veteran of the department and most recently has served as a Special Agent supervisor within Company E.

  Corporal Don Johnson, 46, of Lewisville, was promoted to the rank of sergeant and will assume post supervisor duties in Troop D of the department’s Highway Patrol Division headquartered at Forrest City.

  Sergeant Johnson is an eighteen year veteran of the department and most recently was assigned to Highway Patrol Division, Troop G, where he patrolled the Lafayette County area of southwest Arkansas.