Arkansas State Police Association


Arkansas State Police Association
Arkansas State Police Association is listed in the Police & Law Enforcement category in Little Rock, Arkansas. Displayed below are the social networks for Arkansas State Police Association which include a Facebook page and a Twitter account. The activity and popularity of Arkansas State Police Association on these social networks gives it a ZapScore of 75.

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8500 W Markham St
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 221-2053
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Arkansas State Police shared Junior Auxiliary of Mountain Home's post.
ASP Troop I's Corporal Angela Savino took time out of her day to read a few books to these awesome students in Baxter County School to celebrate Dr. Seuss weekl! Sometimes, even troopers need to see smiling faces!!
Today wonderful volunteers in our community read to students Kindergarten thru 2nd grade in Mountain Home, Cotter and Norfork for a program called Reading is Fun! Volunteers in our community will continue to read all this week! Every child in K thru 2nd grade in Baxter County Public schools will receive a free book to keep! Junior Auxiliary is proud to provide this program to our community this year! Thank you to ASP Angela Savino, MHPD Jay Volkman, MH Professional Firefighter Travis Dover and our own JA member Courtney Tone! We appreciate your support. The kids loved having you read to them!!!

TROOP I INFO - The DL Test Site in Mountain Home will be closed today, Wed., March 1st. Questions? - contact Troop l HQs @ (870) 741-3455

#whyiwearthebadgewednesday Trooper Logan Hall #422 Assigned to Highway Patrol - Troop D "Nothing in the world makes me happier than to put a smile on someone’s face - especially when they’re a complete stranger. From a young age, I knew I wanted to do something with my life that would allow me to do just that. I’ve known that I wanted to be in law enforcement since the 5th grade. Our SRO (School Resource Officer) at Westside Middle School was Dep. Jared Bassham and I remember admiring his uniform every day and thinking it was the coolest thing in the world. I have memories of him making me do something completely goofy that would make him laugh and also make my classmates laugh. I’ve never told him, but that is what touched my life and made me want to do what he did and bring a smile to peoples face. Around this same time is when I came to realize I had a cousin, Terry Whitley, who was a State Trooper assigned to Craighead County (now retired). I can remember being at my Grandma’s house hearing sirens go by for an accident on the highway and running to the road to see if it was her. If it was, she would always make an effort to stop by and see us. One day on a scavenger hunt the goal was to sit in the back of a police car and I happened to stumble across Terry at a gas station. She obliged me and even added handcuffs for bonus points which we all thought was the coolest thing ever. After high school, I decided that I wanted to be a broadcaster and began to work for KAIT-8 in Jonesboro while attending college. I loved my job and everyone I worked with, but it just never felt like it was something I wanted to do for the rest of my life. A good friend of mine that worked with me at KAIT-8, Ryan Crawford, had been talking about going into law enforcement and that spark came back to me. After he started his career in law enforcement, I decided I would do a “ride along” and see what it was all about. My uncle worked for the Jonesboro Fire Department and I can remember going to him and asking him for advice and if he thought I should do it. He was very supportive and said to work a few years there and then apply for the State. At the time, I didn’t really take to heart what he was saying because I was young. I tested for Jonesboro Police Department in 2010 at the age of 21 and got the job offer. There I learned what the career field was really about. I can honestly say it was more than I had expected but I am grateful for the training and experience I gained from JPD. I can remember speaking with Terry about law enforcement and her pushing me to join the ASP. I didn’t know if I really wanted to be away from family and was comfortable where I was, so I put it off. One day my girlfriend (now happily married wife) was filling out an application. I asked where she was applying to and she said the application was actually not for her and that she was filling out an Arkansas State Police application for me. She said she saw where they were hiring and knew I would never fill it out. She has always pushed me to better myself. I can remember leaving the comfort zone of Jonesboro to fulfill my dream of working for the agency I had always admired. I got hired for Arkansas State Police in January of 2014, and it’s been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I wear the badge for the people of the State of Arkansas. Every day that I put on my vest, put on my badge, and shine my boots it’s to make an impression on someone’s life. I have a career where I wake up every day and get excited to come to work. We all have goals in life that we should strive to achieve daily. My goal every single day that I come to work is to put a smile on at least one persons face, whether they are 6 or 60 years old. A good friend once told me “If you find something you love to do, you’ll never work a day in your life.” I can honestly say I’ve not had to work a day since 2010!" #knowyourARtroopers

TROOP I INFORMATION - The Drivers License Testing Site in Mountain Home will be closed today, Wednesday, March 1st. If you have questions, please contact Troop l Headquarters @ (870) 741-3455

#learnthelawtuesdays Today we are covering the "Move Over Law". The video below was recorded last week by an ASP Trooper's in-car camera system. PLEASE, move over or slow down vehicles on the side of the road!!!! Some questions that arise are: 1) What if I can't move over? - If it is not possible for you to move over, as the law states: SLOW DOWN significantly. 2) Why don't the troopers just pull over further off the road? - Once the violator vehicle has stopped on the side of the roadway, troopers are trained to position their vehicles to keep themselves and the violator vehicle safe. If the violator vehicle parks very close to the traffic lane, we are trained to protect their lives and shield their vehicle from traffic. This is why it is SO important that YOU move over!! 3) Why don't the troopers move the person into a parking lot? The reason a trooper is conducting a traffic stop in the first place is to stop dangerous behavior from occurring. Many times, there is not a grace period where we can allow that behavior to continue. Troopers are trained to stop vehicles in areas where they are safe, such as straight stretches of road, or where the violator could possibly use an exit ramp; but the traffic stop location in the end, is up to the violator. 27-51-310. Passing emergency response vehicle or law enforcement vehicle stopped on highway. (a) (1) If an authorized emergency response vehicle or a law enforcement vehicle is parked or stopped at the scene of an emergency or other traffic stop and is displaying a flashing, revolving, or rotating blue, red, or amber and red light, an approaching motor vehicle operator shall move when possible into the farthest lane from the emergency response vehicle or law enforcement vehicle and remain in that lane until past the emergency response vehicle or law enforcement vehicle and any other vehicle involved in the emergency or other traffic stop. (2) If changing lanes is not possible or is determined to be unsafe, an approaching motor vehicle operator shall reduce the motor vehicle's speed, proceed with caution, and maintain a reduced speed, appropriate to the road and the conditions, through the area where the authorized emergency response vehicle or law enforcement vehicle is stopped.

TROOP F INFORMATION - The Drivers License Testing Sites in El Dorado AND Rison will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, February 28th, due to examiner illness. If you have questions, please contact Troop F Headquarters @ 870-226-3713

TROOP I INFO - The DL Test Site in Harrison will be closed today, Feb. 24th. If you have questions, please call Troop I HQs @ 870-741-3455

TROOP C INFO - The DL Test Site in Paragould will be closed today, Feb. 24th. All tests will be given at the Jonesboro ASP Headquarters.

UPDATE - FRANKLIN COUNTY - I-40 EB at the 32 mm is open at this time. WB is still shut down and still being diverted to HWY 64.

FRANKLIN COUNTY - I-40 EB and WB at the 32 mile MM is shut down due to a tractor trailer on fire. Expect delays or use alt route HWY 64