ASP News Releases

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 >


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 >