ASP News Releases
STATE POLICE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES IN OVERNIGHT OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTINGJune 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 STOPJune 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 RECOGNIZEDJune 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 SHOOTINGMay 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 BORDERMay 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 PROMOTIONSMay 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 APPROVEDApril 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 SHOOTINGApril 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 >
DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH UNDERWAY: U DRIVE – U TEXT – U PAYApril 02, 2018
(LITTLE ROCK) – Law enforcement officers across Arkansas have pledged their united support by participating in the national awareness campaign to stop Distracted Driving. "U Drive – U Text – U Pay" is both an educational initiative and … - Read More >
STATE TROOPER WOUNDED DURING HOT SPRING COUNTY TRAFFIC STOPApril 02, 2018
Arkansas State Trooper Kyle Sheldon was wounded Sunday night (April 1, 2018) when he was shot during a traffic stop at U.S. Highway 270 near Interstate 30 in Rockport (Hot Spring County). Trooper Sheldon was transported to a Hot Springs … - Read More >