ASP News Releases
ARREST IN LINDA COLLINS-SMITH HOMICIDEJune 14, 2019
SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES INVOLVED IN SHOOTING; STATE POLICE CID ASKED TO INVESTIGATEJune 10, 2019
William James Beck, 41, of Shirley (Van Buren County) died Sunday evening (June 9, 2019) during a reported exchange of gunfire with Van Buren County Sheriff’s Deputies.
Authorities within the Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department have … - Read More >
ROBBERY SUSPECT FLEES, WOUNDED IN EXCHANGE OF GUNFIRE WITH STATE POLICEMay 29, 2019
A man believed to reside in Springdale was wounded in an exchange of gunfire with Arkansas State Troopers today during a pursuit and brief armed standoff along the northbound lanes of Interstate 49. The suspect was taken to a Washington … - Read More >
NORTHEAST ARKANSAS STATE TROOPERS SHARE TOP HONOR, OTHERS RECOGNIZED AT ARKANSAS STATE POLICE AWARDS CEREMONYMay 22, 2019
(LITTLE ROCK) – Corporals Rockey Rapert of Harrisburg and Brandon Bennett of Blytheville were presented the prestigious Arkansas State Trooper of the Year Award today during the annual state police awards ceremony. The recipient of the … - Read More >
ARKANSAS LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS PREPARED TO SEND A CLEAR MESSAGE TO MOTORISTS: “CLICK IT OR TICKET”May 15, 2019
As Arkansas families begin to make plans for summertime road trips and vacations, law enforcement officers are urging motorists to obey the law and buckle their seat belts. Beginning next week additional patrol assignments have been … - Read More >
STATE POLICE TO INVESTIGATE FORT SMITH IN-CUSTODY DEATHApril 19, 2019
The Arkansas State Police is investigating the death of Darrell K. Hays, II, 51, of Fort Smith. Hays died earlier today at the Sebastian County Detention Center in Fort Smith while being booked into the jail by Fort Smith police officers. … - Read More >
“DRIVE HIGH – GET A DWI”: ARKANSAS JOINS REGIONAL ENFORCEMENT PLAN STRIKING AGAINST DRUG IMPAIRED DRIVINGApril 16, 2019
Law enforcement agencies across six states will increase patrol officer presence on roads and highways beginning later this week as part of a regional plan aimed to reduce incidents of drug impaired driving.
Beginning Friday (April … - Read More >
UPDATE: MISSING CHILD LOCATED & SAFEApril 13, 2019
Missing Springdale child located and reported to be safe. News media inquiries should be directed to the Springdale Police Department.
The Springdale Police Department has requested the Arkansas State Police to … - Read More >
OVERNIGHT HELENA OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING UNDER ASP INVESTIGATIONApril 11, 2019
Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division were contacted at 1:38 AM today by authorities within the Helena-West Helena Police Department. A request was made for the agents to investigate an officer … - Read More >
TEXTING DRIVERS BEWARE: U DRIVE – U TEXT – YOU PAYApril 08, 2019
(LITTLE ROCK) – Distracted driving continues to be one of the leading causes of motor vehicle crashes across the nation’s roadways. The Arkansas State Police Highway Safety Office is working with state and local law enforcement agencies to … - Read More >