UALR Graduate Finds Success as Police Officer

Sergeant Curt Carson, a UALR graduate, has been employed by the UAMS Police Department for seven years. Before attending UALR, Carson graduated with two degrees from Delgado Community College in New Orleans, LA. Also, Carson worked as a Public Safety Officer at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center while living in New Orleans. He moved to Little Rock after Hurricane Katrina and decided to further his education at UALR while working for UAMS Police Department. 

In 2009, He earned an Associates of Art in Law Enforcement; in 2011, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. As a student at UALR, Carson was awarded with the Harambee Outstanding Student Award four years in a row, the Academic Scholar Award, UALR’s Dean’s List, and Stanford Who’s Who. Also, his academic achievements placed him as a member of Alpha Phi Sigma (National Criminal Justice Honor Society), Alpha Sigma Lambda (National Honor Society for Adult Students), and Phi Kappa Phi (International Honor Society).

The UAMS Police Department named Carson an Officer of the Quarter in 2006. Carson has continued to further his training as a police officer throughout the past few years. In 2012, he received his Advanced Certificate from the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards & Training. Carson hopes to join the VA Hospital’s Police Department in the future. We are proud of Sergeant Carson and eager to follow his progress.




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