ASP News Releases

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 >


FATAL CRASH UNDER INVESTIGATION FOLLOWING EARLIER TRAFFIC STOP

June 22, 2018

Arkansas State Troopers assigned to the department’s Highway Patrol Division and Criminal Investigation Division are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash sixteen miles west of Forrest City (St. Francis County).  The 44 year-old man …   - Read More >


ANNUAL STATE POLICE AWARDS CEREMONY:  TROOPER LEVI FLEMING RECEIVES TOP HONORS, OTHERS RECOGNIZED

June 13, 2018

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Trooper Levi Fleming, 26, of Brinkley, was presented the prestigious Arkansas State Trooper of the Year Award today during the annual state police awards ceremony.

  Trooper Fleming was among a group of more than 30 …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE TO INVESTIGATE WEST MEMPHIS POLICE SHOOTING

May 21, 2018

  Authorities of the West Memphis Police Department have requested the assistance of the Arkansas State Police in the investigation of an officer involved shooting that occurred late this afternoon (Monday, May 21st) along Interstate 40 west …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS AMONG SIX STATES JOINING SEAT BELT ENFORCEMENT PLAN CLICK IT OR TICKET BORDER TO BORDER

May 14, 2018

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Arkansas State Troopers and other participating Arkansas law enforcement officers will join officers in six states next week in a coordinated Click It or Ticket/Border to Border enforcement operation.  The plan is aimed at …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE COMMISSION APPROVES PROMOTIONS

May 10, 2018

  The Arkansas State Police Commission has approved the recommendations of Colonel Bill Bryant, Director of the Arkansas State Police to promote four state troopers.  The promotions were announced during a regular meeting of the commissioners …   - Read More >


HIGHWAY PATROL TROOP COMMANDERS AND POST SERGEANT PROMOTIONS APPROVED

April 19, 2018

    The Arkansas State Police Commission has approved the recommendations for the promotions of Highway Patrol Division Troop Commanders and a Troop G Post Supervisor.

     Lieutenant Scott Woodward, 56, of Drew County, was promoted to the …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE CID INVESTIGATING ADC OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

April 06, 2018

  Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division are investigating an officer involved shooting resulting in the death of Daniel Allen Yielding, 23, of Paragould.

  Searcy County Sheriff’s Department Deputies and …   - Read More >