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The Little Rock Police Department plans to begin testing the "cultural IQ" of its officers this year. Cultural intelligence is defined as the ability to work and thrive across multiple cultures. The department wants to add an online assessment of officers' cultural intelligence to the cultural competency training they ...
Little Rock police are investigating a homicide at 11100 David O Dodd Road. The police department tweeted the breaking news just before 6:30 Sunday night. Police were called to the scene just after 5:30 p.m. Sunday. When they arrived, police found a 40-year-old white male lying in the yard. He was transported to a local ...

The Little Rock Police Department said on Twitter on Sunday evening that one person was killed in the 11100 block of David O. Dodd Road, which is just east of I-430. An online dispatch log shows officers were called to that location shortly before 5:40 p.m. for a reported shooting. A police spokesman said ...
Authorities in Little Rock are investigating a homicide on David O. Dodd Road near Interstate 430. The Little Rock Police Department said on Twitter on Sunday evening that one person was killed in the 11100 block of David O. Dodd Road, which is just east of I-430. An online dispatch log shows officers ...
Police on Friday arrested a North Little Rock man who was accused of raping a 13-year-old girl when he was 19. Dana Smith, now 25, reportedly had sex with a friend of the family six years ago, the victim told police in an interview, according to an arrest report. When police talked to Smith, he admitted to ...
Two people were forced out of a vehicle at gunpoint in a carjacking early Friday in Arkansas' capital city, police said. It happened around 3 a.m. in the 2900 block of West 12th Street, according to a Little Rock Police Department report. Two victims — a 39-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman — told ...

A Little Rock woman has been arrested on a prostitution charge stemming from an undercover operation, police said. Patrica Ann Chatman, 22, was taken into custody around 11:05 a.m. Wednesday in the 2300 block of West 11th Street, according to a Little Rock Police Department report. She also faces ...
A North Little Rock man says a group of people beat him before fleeing with his vehicle last week, a report released Thursday shows. Officers were called about 4 p.m. March 21 to an address in the 1100 block of North I Street in reference to a robbery, according to a North Little Rock Police Department ...
Little Rock police are helping a family locate a missing mother and her son after loved ones say they have not heard from them in weeks. Kathleen Baxter's family says they last saw ... Anyone who knows of Baxter's or Nicholas' whereabouts should check their wellbeing and call the police. close video ad. Unmute toggle ad ...
Little Rock police have made an arrest in the death of a 21-year-old found shot in a car Tuesday. Quincy Deterell Braxton, 22, is charged with capital murder in the death of Robert Lewis Rockett, the department said on Twitter. Braxton, a Little Rock resident, also faces charges of possession of firearms by a ...
A Little Rock woman has been arrested on a prostitution charge stemming from an undercover operation, police said. Patrica Ann Chatman, 22, was taken into custody around 11:05 a.m. Wednesday in the 2300 block of West 11th Street, according to a Little Rock Police Department report. She also faces ...
A 56-year-old woman suffered injuries in a shooting Tuesday night in Arkansas' capital city, police said. Officers were called around 9:50 p.m. to the 2300 block of South Chester Street in reference to shots fired, according to a Little Rock Police Department report. Investigators were told one victim had been ...
Little Rock police investigate the city's 10th homicide of the year Monday after a woman was found dead inside a home at 31 Redleaf Circle. Firefighters were initially called about 6:45 a.m. to the residence but then called police after finding a woman, believed to be in her mid-30s, dead inside the home, ...
A 22-year-old has been arrested after a man was shot in the leg during a fight Sunday outside a grocery store in Little Rock, police said. Officers responded shortly before 12:45 p.m. to the Family Dollar at 4514 12th St., according to a report from the city's Police Department. A witness at the scene told police ...
Little Rock police investigate the city's 10th homicide of the year Monday after a woman was found dead inside a home at 31 Redleaf Circle. Firefighters were initially called about 6:45 a.m. to the residence but then called police after finding a woman, believed to be in her mid-30s, dead inside the home, ...
A woman was attacked with a corkscrew and robbed near Interstate 40 in North Little Rock on Tuesday, she told police. About 1:40 p.m., officers were called to the Shell at 4622 Camp Robinson Road, a report states. The 23-year-old victim told police she was walking south on the bicycle trail under I-40 ...
A 22-year-old has been arrested after a man was shot in the leg during a fight Sunday outside a grocery store in Little Rock, police said. Officers responded shortly before 12:45 p.m. to the Family Dollar at 4514 12th St., according to a report from the city's Police Department. A witness at the scene told police ...

In a news release Tuesday morning, the Little Rock Police Department identified the homicide victim as 35-year-old Marjorie Ashcraft of Little Rock. Firefighters were initially called around 6:45 a.m. Monday to a residence on Redleaf Circle in southwest Little Rock, Police Department spokesman Steve ...
A woman told police she believes she was beaten and robbed at an apartment in Little Rock's Riverdale neighborhood Saturday. The 49-year-old North Little Rock resident told police she went to a home at 1200 Brookwood Drive, the listed address for Riverhouse Apartments, around 7:30 p.m. to take care ...
Barry Hughes, 35, was arrested around 2 a.m. Monday at a residence in the 1900 block of South Summit Street, records show. Officers were called there after a 16-year-old girl reported that Hughes exposed himself in an attempt to get the teen's attention, according to a Little Rock Police Department report.
Police say a man attacked workers at a west Little Rock Walmart after he was confronted over merchandise he tried to buy at less than its actual value. Officers were called around 6:05 a.m. Sunday to the retailer's 19301 Cantrell Road location, according to a Little Rock Police Department report.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – The Little Rock Police Department is joining an investigation after the body of a woman was found when firefighters put out a house fire. The fire department was dispatched to a home on Red Leaf Circle around 6:45 a.m. on Monday. When firefighters put out the flames, that's ...
The Little Rock Police Department is investigating after a woman was found dead Monday morning inside a home on the city's southwest side. Firefighters were initially called around 6:45 a.m. to a residence on Redleaf Circle, Police Department spokesman Steve Moore said. Moore said the Little Rock Fire ...
One person was injured and another was arrested in a shooting outside a Little Rock convenience store Sunday, police reported. Department spokesman officer Steve Moore said police were called about 12:44 p.m. to West 12th and Washington streets, where Kristopher Arnold had been shot in his thigh. Arnold, 20, was ...
Little Rock saw at least four armed robberies between Friday and Sunday, including a holdup where a man was cut and a home invasion that occurred while three children were inside, police said. Authorities don't believe any of the cases are related. The first robbery took place about 2 p.m. Friday in the ...
Deangela Staples, 37, said three man had approached her van while she was waiting for her husband outside a nearby liquor store, according to a police incident report. One of the men reportedly tried to open the rear passenger door. The men walked away when her husband came back. Staples, of Mckinney, Tex., told ...
Two gunmen robbed a North Little Rock Pizza Hut early Saturday, employees told police. Officers were called to the location at 4704 Camp Robinson Road about 12:15 a.m., a report shows. Two employees told police the robbers came into the restaurant and pointed handguns at them while ordering them ...
Around 9:10 p.m. March 12, officers in the 1000 block of South Battery Street heard between three to six gunshots south of them, according to a Little Rock Police Department report. The 34-year-old driver of a gray 2016 Dodge Charger, who flagged down police, said that he and a passenger were traveling ...
Little Rock officer Brittany Gunn shot James Hartsfield in October as he sped toward a brick wall outside the Prospect Building at 1501 N. University Ave., according to the Police Department. Agency spokesman Lt. Michael Ford reported earlier this year that Hartsfield died from Gunn's bullets and not the ...
Police are investigating after a teenage boy's car was stolen at gunpoint outside a Little Rock convenience store early Tuesday. ... A 16-year-old boy said he was outside the store in his gray 2016 Toyota Corolla when two black males approached and forced him out of the car at gunpoint, according to a police report.
State and local authorities are searching for a stolen car after a Little Rock woman told police armed teenagers robbed her at an intersection early Tuesday. At 1:16 a.m., the woman said she was sitting in her 2010 Volvo XC60 on W. 24th St. when four suspects approached her vehicle, according to the police report.
UPDATE (3/19/18 4:37 p.m.) -- Little Rock police say the second victim in a weekend shooting has died. Cierria Onukwube, 21, of Jacksonville was taken to the hospital in "extremely critical condition" Sunday night, but police said Monday afternoon that she had died from her injuries, making the shooting a double homicide.
Little Rock police on Monday continued to investigate two weekend shootings that left three people dead and another person wounded. The three slayings raise the city's total for the year to nine homicide victims. By this time last year, Little Rock had recorded 11 homicides and was on its way to its highest ...
The lawsuit also alleged Police Chief Kenton Buckner, who is not listed as a defendant, subjected the officers to a hostile work environment because of their involvement in the Little Rock Black Police Officers Association. The organization has criticized the chief's leadership, accusing him of disciplining ...
Patrick Jackson, 32, said he'd heard multiple gunshots and told his mother, Patricia Jackson, 62, to get down, according to a police report. The younger Jackson reportedly said that after the gunfire stopped, he went outside and found bullets had struck the home and his vehicle. The elder Jackson said one of the shots went ...
A North Little Rock fast-food restaurant was held up at gunpoint Tuesday night, authorities said. Officers were called about 9 p.m. to Shark's Fish & Chicken, 2000 Pike Ave., according to a report. from the city's Police Department. A 30-year-old employee said she had just finished mopping and was in the ...
Four black police officers are suing the city of Little Rock alleging age and racial discrimination, underscoring a growing divide between the city's police chief and an organization for black officers. The federal lawsuit filed March 12 argued that Lt. Earnest Whitten, Sgt. Derrick Threadgill, Sgt. Willie Davis and ...
The shoplifter reportedly became belligerent and asked why the employee was watching her. She moved toward the employee and pepper-sprayed her in the face, the report states, then fled with the clothes in a gray 2002 Pontiac Grand Am. The items stolen totaled about $190 in value, police said. Police ...
A suspected intruder who was injured in a west Little Rock police shooting in February has been released from the hospital and jailed on an attempted burglary charge, police said Wednesday. Cartier Warner, 23, was shot by off-duty officer Brian Osmundson, 32, on Feb. 27, according to police. About 10:30 ...
Little Rock police on Wednesday released additional details on a shooting that injured one person Tuesday afternoon. Officers were called about 12:02 p.m. to 3105 Elam St., just west of John Barrow Road. They found Derius Hayes, 21, had been shot in his right thigh, according to a police report. Officers used a tourniquet ...
About midnight Monday, officers were called to the area of West 26th and South Izard streets, where they found a beige 1997 Nissan Maxima in the street with several bullet holes and a shot-out window, the Little Rock Police Department said in a news release. Two North Little Rock residents were found ...
A widening divide between several Little Rock, Arkansas, police officers and the department's chief increased Monday after four black officers filed a discrimination suit against the city. The plaintiffs' attorney said the African-American police chief is far more willing to discipline or harass black officers to ...
Shortly after 2:30 p.m. Friday at the store at 2700 S. Shackleford Road, employees tried to stop a person who was attempting to leave with unpaid merchandise, according to a Little Rock Police Department report. The assailant argued he lost his receipt but had paid for the items. He left but then returned a ...
The lawsuit also alleges Police Chief Kenton Buckner subjected the officers to a hostile work environment because of their involvement in the Little Rock Black Police Officers Association. The organization has criticized the chief's leadership, accusing Buckner of disciplining white officers less harshly than ...
Four black Little Rock police officers are suing the city for racial discrimination. Officers Willie Davis, Jackie Parker, Derrick Threadgill and Earnest Whitten claim age discrimination, along with retaliation and violations of the Arkansas Whistleblower Act. Attorney Michael Laux said the discriminatory environment black officers ...
Police responded Tuesday afternoon to a shooting in Little Rock, an agency spokesman said. The shooting happened shortly after noon up to five blocks away from where the victim was found near the intersection of 31st and Elam streets, said Lt. Michael Ford of the Little Rock Police Department. A police ...
Little Rock police are investigating a Sunday shooting that left one person wounded, according to a department spokesman. The shooting occurred in the late morning near the intersection of Lewis and west 23rd streets in Little Rock, said police spokesman Officer Steve Moore. The male victim was shot in ...
North Little Rock police on Wednesday arrested a man accused in a February homicide in which the victim's body was found in a ditch. Ronnie Lee Woolfolk, 32, was arrested in Jacksonville on a capital-murder warrant. Authorities determined that Domorion Williams, 24, died from multiple gunshot wounds ...
Police in Little Rock are investigating a shooting that injured a 20-year-old man. According to a Little Rock Police Department report, Tyler Bryant on Tuesday morning suffered a gunshot wound to his right thigh that was not believed to be life-threatening. Officers met with Bryant after 11 a.m. at Arkansas ...
"I realize this uncertainty can impact the effectiveness of my leadership as well as the future of the Little Rock Police Department," he wrote in the statement. "Alleviating that ambiguity is one of the reasons I believe that it is now the time to withdraw from the process and remove uncertainty regarding LRPD ...


 

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