Arkansas Department of Public Safety

Protecting Arkansas Citizens

Ensuring the safety and security of all Arkansans through law enforcement, law enforcement support, and emergency management services

Our Mission

The Department of Public Safety’s mission is to enhance the safety and
security of all Arkansans through ethical, character-driven behavior that
promotes professionalism, clear communication, and accountability
while serving as the state’s premier public safety agency.
In June 2016, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson
appointed A.J. as Director of the Arkansas Department
of Emergency Management and the State Homeland
Security Advisor.

Our Mission

The Department of Public Safety’s mission is to enhance the safety and
security of all Arkansans through ethical, character-driven behavior that
promotes professionalism, clear communication, and accountability
while serving as the state’s premier public safety agency.
In June 2016, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson
appointed A.J. as Director of the Arkansas Department
of Emergency Management and the State Homeland
Security Advisor.

Boards & Divisions

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Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training

Arkansas State Police

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Arkansas Division of Emergency Management

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Arkansas Crime Information Center

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Arkansas State
Crime Lab

Crime Victims Reparations Board

Fire Prevention Commission

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Who Is DPS?

DPS News

September 19, 2022

SEPTEMBER 19, 2022 Two separate shooting incidents in Paris (Logan County) earlier today preliminarily appear to be connected as murder-suicide.  Local law enforcement authorities
Posted By: ASP

DPS CALENDAR

Oct
19
October 19 
4:00 pm
Posted By: Crime Victims Reparations Board
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