A Division of the Department of Public Safety: Cabinet Secretary: Jami Cook

ASP News Releases

DON’T FIND YOURSELF IN HANDCUFFS FOR THE HOLIDAYS DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER

December 11, 2019

  State and local law enforcement agencies in Arkansas will partner with the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), this holiday season to save lives by keeping alcohol and drug impaired …   - Read More >


THANKSGIVING TRAVELS NEAR OR FAR;  LAW ENFORCEMENT WILL BE ON THE ROAD TO ENFORCE CLICK OR TICKET LAW

November 18, 2019
  The number of Thanksgiving holiday travelers will begin to grow starting this weekend as millions of Americans hit the road, eager to spend time with friends and family in places near and far.  It’s one of the busiest holiday travel periods …   - Read More >

TWO TROOPERS RECEIVE SERGEANT PROMOTIONS

November 14, 2019

  Two Arkansas State Troopers were promoted to the rank of sergeant today during a regularly scheduled meeting of the Arkansas State Police Commission.  The recommendations for promotion were approved by the commissioners after considering …   - Read More >


ONE SUSPECT DEAD, SECOND IN CUSTODY, AFTER GUNFIRE AIMED AT STATE TROOPER

October 17, 2019

  The Arkansas State Police is continuing an investigation into a shooting incident involving a state trooper who shot a suspect who fired a pistol at the trooper following a motor vehicle crash earlier today.  The investigation is being lead …   - Read More >


HIGHWAY PATROL EASTERN REGION COMMANDER SELECTED

October 10, 2019

   Captain Jason Aaron, 44, of Crawford County, has been selected to serve as commander of the Arkansas State Police Highway Patrol Division, Eastern Region.  He will be promoted to the rank of major effective December 1, 2019.  The …   - Read More >


THREE STATE TROOPERS RECEIVE SERGEANT PROMOTIONS

September 12, 2019

  Three Arkansas State Troopers were promoted to the rank of sergeant today.  The promotions were approved during a meeting of the Arkansas State Police Commission.

  Each of the troopers had been recommended for promotion by Colonel Bill …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS STATE POLICE CID CALLED TO INVESTIGATE LOGAN COUNTY DEATH

September 04, 2019

   Booneville Police Department authorities have asked the Arkansas State Police to investigate the death of a woman found at a local residence earlier today.

   Local police responded to the home about 7:55 AM based on the report of a …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING LEE COUNTY HOMICIDE

September 01, 2019

  A disturbance outside a Lee County entertainment lounge earlier today (Sunday, September 1, 2019) ended in gunfire and the death of Tony O. Brown, 41, of Pine Bluff.

  The shooting occurred in the Haynes community, between Marianna and …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING, HOMICIDE IN PHILLIPS COUNTY

August 28, 2019

   The Arkansas State Police is investigating the death of three individuals after a double homicide and an officer involved shooting in Phillips County.

    Yesterday afternoon (Tuesday, August 27th) officers with the Helena-West Helena …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE STATEMENT ON SOCIAL MEDIA POSTINGS RELATED TO SCHOOL THREAT

August 25, 2019

  The Arkansas State Police has been in close contact in recent days with the Federal Bureau of Investigation attemping to identify the source of an alleged threat of gun violence at an undisclosed Arkansas school reportedly planned for later …   - Read More >