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Federal tech grant to aid police in West Memphis

Subscriber onlyFor police in West Memphis, filling out a report requires time and a trip to the police station. At minimum, officials say, a report can pull an officer off of patrol for between 15 to 30 minutes. Continue reading...

Authorities in central Arkansas find 2 bodies at trailer park in apparent murder-suicide

Subscriber onlyJacksonville police on Thursday were investigating an apparent murder-suicide after two people were found dead, according to an agency spokesman. Continue reading...

Police Beat: Little Rock shooting lands victim in hospital; women jailed in stabbings

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Prosecutor clears officer in driver's slaying outside west Little Rock hotel

Subscriber onlyThe Pulaski County prosecuting attorney's office has cleared a Little Rock officer of criminal wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man last spring, according to a deputy prosecutor. Continue reading...

North Little Rock student held after gun found in backpack, police say

Subscriber onlyA North Little Rock High School student was arrested Wednesday after a firearm was found in his backpack, according to a police report. Continue reading...

Online posts led to recruit firing

Racial slur at issue, files say

Subscriber onlyFormer Little Rock police recruit Katina Jones was fired last month after the department opened an internal investigation into postings on her Facebook page that contained a racial slur, police records show. Continue reading...

Racial slur led to Little Rock police recruit's firing

Subscriber onlyFormer Little Rock police recruit Katina Jones was fired last month after the department opened an internal investigation into postings on her Facebook page that contained a racial slur, police records show. Continue reading...

Mistakenly ID'd as suspect in robbery of Little Rock doughnut stores, man now asking why

Police seek counts’ dismissal

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock police say they are working with the Pulaski County prosecuting attorney's office to drop all charges against a 25-year-old man arrested in the robbery of two doughnut stores late last year. Continue reading...

Little Rock officer's gunshots ruled fatal to driver in struggle that ended in vehicle crash

Subscriber onlyA 28-year-old man was killed by gunfire from a Little Rock police officer last fall and not from a vehicle crash that followed the shooting, an agency spokesman said this week. Continue reading...

Drug deal became shooting in Little Rock shopping center lot, victim says in affidavit

Subscriber onlyCourt records obtained Thursday show a planned drug deal at a Little Rock parking lot ended with gunfire that left a 34-year-old man shot six times. Continue reading...

Man charged in 12 armed robberies

Holdups started Dec. 3; half were in a 1½-mile stretch of University Avenue

Subscriber onlyA Little Rock man, now charged in a string of 12 armed robberies, was arrested Tuesday less than a half mile from several of the University Avenue businesses robbed during the crime streak, according to the city's Police Department. Continue reading...

Little Rock police chief goes after position in S.C.

He’s 1 of 5 finalists for Charleston job

Subscriber onlyTo the surprise of Little Rock officials, Police Chief Kenton Buckner is seeking to become the next chief of Charleston, S.C., less than four years after taking the helm of Arkansas' largest police force. Continue reading...

New officers in Little Rock police swear oaths

Subscriber onlyUnder the high ceiling of a southwest Little Rock church Friday morning, the audience in the pews held quiet. Over to the side, a cohort of men and women in police uniforms each raised a hand, swore an oath and became the newest members of the Little Rock Police Department. Continue reading...

Little Rock teen charged in dozen holdups; robbery streak spanned 8 weeks

Subscriber onlyA Little Rock man, now charged in a string of 12 armed robberies, was arrested Tuesday less than a half mile from several of the University Avenue businesses robbed during the crime streak, according to the city's Police Department. Continue reading...

Police release video of west Little Rock shooting by arrested officer

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock police on Tuesday released surveillance video of a July officer-involved shooting, an incident that led to the officer's arrest on a misdemeanor battery charge. Continue reading...

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