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ASP Director’s Chief of Staff Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel:  STATE POLICE COMMISISON APPROVES NOMI

June 01, 2007 (LITTLE ROCK) - The Arkansas State Police Commission today approved the recommendation of Colonel Winford Phillips, Director of the Arkansas State Police, to promote Major Tim K’Nuckles to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and hold the position of Arkansas State Police Deputy Director. Lieutenant Colonel K’Nuckles, 47, of Alexander is a 21 year veteran of the department and his most recent assignment has been serving as Chief of Staff for the Director. A native of Pine Bluff, Lieutenant Colonel K’Nuckles began his State Police career as a Highway Patrol Trooper assigned to Chicot County. He later served in supervisory assignments in Troop F (Union County) before being transferred to Little Rock in 1998 as an administrative assistant within the Highway Patrol Division commander’s office. In 1999 Lieutenant Colonel K’Nuckles was promoted to captain, assigned to the Director’s Staff and later assigned as Troop Commander, Troop E at Pine Bluff headquarters. He was promoted to the rank of major in 2004 while he served as chief of staff to former director, Colonel Steve Dozier.