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February 01, 2018

    Sergeant Jeff Whitlock, 42, of Little Rock was promoted to the rank of lieutenant today during a meeting of the Arkansas State Police Commission.

   Three recommendations for promotions were presented to the commission for consideration by Colonel Bill Bryant, Director of the Arkansas State Police. 

   Lieutenant Whitlock is a fourteen year veteran of the department and has most recently served within the department’s Office of Professional Standards.  Lieutenant Whitlock will assume new duties as the commander of Fleet Services.

    Corporal Jimmie N. Thomas, 49, of Oden has been promoted to the rank of sergeant. Sergeant Thomas is a twenty-two year veteran of the department and will assume new duties as a supervisor within the Criminal Investigation Division, Company C, headquartered at Hope.

   Sergeant Seth Pinner, 33, of Magnolia, has been granted a lateral transfer within Highway Patrol Division Troop G, and will continue his role as a post supervisor. Sergeant Pinner is a 10 year veteran of the department.