SEPTEMBER 10, 2020
Arkansas State Trooper First Class Ryne Shelton, 30, of Pike County, was promoted to the rank of sergeant today during a meeting of the Arkansas State Police Commission. The recommendation for promotion was made by Colonel Bill Bryant, Director of the Arkansas State Police, and approved by the commissioners.
Sergeant Shelton is a six year veteran of the department and has accepted a new assignment as a post supervisor in the Highway Patrol Division, Troop G, headquartered at Hope.
Prior to the promotion, Sergeant Shelton was assigned to patrol duties in Pike County where served in the Highway Patrol Division, Troop K, headquartered at Hot Springs.