ASP News Releases

ARKANSAS POLICE OFFICERS AND DEPUTIES ON THE WATCH DURING JULY 4TH HOLIDAY; DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER

June 24, 2016

Additional Information Contact:
Ann Whitehead - Highway Safety Office
(501) 618-8133 – ann.whitehead@asp.arkansas.gov

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Every year Americans hit the road headed for destinations to celebrate the Fourth of July at picnics, …   - Read More >


CID COMMANDER PROMOTION APPROVED BY ASPC

May 12, 2016

  Lieutenant Mark Hollingsworth, 55, of Mountain Home, has been promoted to the rank of captain.  Hollingsworth will assume the statewide administrative duties as commander of Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Company Field …   - Read More >


TFC. BRANDON BENNETT NAMED TROOPER OF THE YEAR: CEREMONY HONORS OUTSTANDING SERVICE OF TROOPERS AND CIVILIAN STAFF

May 12, 2016

   (LITTLE ROCK) – Trooper First Class Brandon Bennett, a seven year veteran Arkansas State Trooper, assigned to Highway Patrol Division Troop C (Mississippi County), has been awarded the department’s Trooper of the Year (2015).

     The …   - Read More >


“CLICK IT OR TICKET” CAMPAIGN SCHEDUED: ARKANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT SETS TARGET AT ZERO TOLERANCE

May 12, 2016

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Law enforcement agencies across Arkansas are once again preparing to step-up enforcement of the primary seat belt law.  The “Click It or Ticket” enforcement operating plan covers a three week period beginning May 16th and …   - Read More >


COMMANDER SELECTED FOR TROOP K DUTIES, STATE POLICE COMMISSIONERS APPROVE TWO OTHER PROMOTIONS

April 15, 2016

Lieutenant Ron Casey has been promoted to the rank of captain and will assume duties as commander of the department’s Arkansas State Police Highway Patrol Division, Troop K, headquartered at Hot Springs.

  The recommendation for promotion …   - Read More >


APRIL IS DISTRACTED DRIVING PREVENTION MONTH

March 28, 2016

Additional Information Contact:
ASP Highway Safety Office – Ann Whitehead
(501) 618-8133  –  ann.whitehead@asp.arkansas.gov

 

  (LITTLE ROCK) – Arkansas is putting a renewed emphasis on education and enforcement of the state’s distracted …   - Read More >


WESTERN REGION HIGHWAY PATROL COMMANDER SELECTED FOR PROMOTION; ASPC APPROVES PROMOTIONS OF FOUR OTHER TROOPERS

February 23, 2016

  Captain Forrest Marks, 45, of Hot Springs has been promoted to the rank of major.  Marks will assume the administrative duties of Highway Patrol Division Commander for the Arkansas Western Region.  The recommendation for promotion was …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING OUTSIDE MENA CONVENIENCE STORE

February 16, 2016

  The Arkansas State Police is investigating an officer involved shooting that occurred in Mena today.  Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division were requested by local law enforcement authorities to …   - Read More >


STATE POLICE SEEKING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE IN NEVADA COUNTY HIT AND RUN FATALITY

February 01, 2016

  Arkansas State Troopers are asking for the assistance of anyone who may have information relating to a Nevada County pedestrian hit and run that left a Nevada County man dead.

  The body of James Matthew Langston, 23, of Rosston was …   - Read More >


STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES MAKE MONROE COUNTY ARRESTS

January 29, 2016

  An eighteen month undercover operation resulted in the arrest of fifteen felony suspects residing in Monroe County today.  All of the charges stem from law enforcement undercover purchases of illegal narcotics.

  The arrests were made by …   - Read More >