ASP News Releases

STATE POLICE SERGEANT PROMOTIONS APPROVED

August 17, 2018

  Three Arkansas State Troopers were promoted to the rank of sergeant today during a meeting of the Arkansas State Police Commission.  The recommendations for promotion were presented to the commissioners by Colonel Bill Bryant, Director of …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT WARN DRIVERS TO ‘DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER’

August 15, 2018

Additional Information Contact:
ASP Highway Safety Office – Ann Whitehead
(501) 618-8133 – ann.whitehead@asp.arkansas.gov

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Over the next few weeks, Arkansas law enforcement officers will participate in the national campaign …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS STATE TROOPERS LOOKING FOR RECRUITS TO FILL 2019 ACADEMY CLASS

August 14, 2018

The Arkansas State Police is looking for eligible recruits to fill the 2019 academy class. Qualified individuals will be selected to enter the Arkansas State Police Recruit Academy, with a start date of February 24, 2019.

“If you have what …   - Read More >


OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING IN VAN BUREN LEAVES OFFICER INJURED; SUSPECT DEAD

August 05, 2018

   Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred at approximately 12:42am this morning, (Sunday, August 5, 2018) at a residence in Van Buren, Crawford …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING PINE BLUFF OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

August 04, 2018

Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred at approximately 8:15 PM yesterday (Friday, August 3, 2018) involving officers of the Pine Bluff Police …   - Read More >


TRUMANN POLICE CHIEF SURVIVES SHOOTING: SUSPECT SHOT & KILLED

August 03, 2018

Authorities of the Trumann Police Department have asked for the assistance of the Arkansas State Police in the investigation of an officer involved shooting that occurred earlier today.

Trumann Police Chief Chad Henson was contacted about 10 …   - Read More >


UPDATE: SUBJECT IDENTIFIED IN ARKANSAS STATE POLICE SHOOTING INVESTIGATION

July 31, 2018



    The Arkansas State Police has identified James Edward Blackmon, 35, of St. Louis, Missouri, as the individual who was fatally wounded last night (Monday, July 30, 2018) in a gunfight with two Arkansas State Troopers and a Mississippi …   - Read More >


NEW STATE TROOPERS HEADED FOR HIGHWAY PATROL IN 27 COUNTIES

July 19, 2018

Thirty-eight Arkansas State Police Trooper Recruits graduated tonight and will begin their careers patrolling state highways within the department’s Highway Patrol Division.  The graduation ceremony was held at Pleasant Valley Country Club, …   - Read More >


“OBEY THE SIGN OR PAY THE FINE” CONCERTED STATEWIDE SPEED ENFORCEMENT PATROLS SCHEDULED


July 09, 2018

Additional Information Contact:
ASP Highway Safety Office – Ann Whitehead
(501) 618-8133 –  ann.whitehead@asp.arkansas.gov

  

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Arkansas law enforcement officers will launch a concentrated week-long speed enforcement plan …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES IN OVERNIGHT OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

June 29, 2018

   A state police investigation of an overnight officer involved shooting incident in Russellville is continuing today.  The investigation will be submitted to the Pope County Prosecuting Attorney to determine if the shooting was consistent …   - Read More >