Thompson Describes Life as ‘Triple Threat’ of being a Black Female Police Officer

Throughout almost three decades in law enforcement, Sgt. Marilyn Thompson has often felt conflicted about how gender and race have impacted her career as a police officer.  Continue reading “Thompson Describes Life as ‘Triple Threat’ of being a Black Female Police Officer”

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DiPippa, Trevino-Richard chosen for Little Rock committee conducting independent review of LRPD

Two members of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock community have been selected for a committee responsible for conducting an independent review of the Little Rock Police Department.

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UA Little Rock to host criminal justice career fair

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a “Careers in Criminal Justice” event on Wednesday, March 14.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host criminal justice career fair”

Brooke Cooley to assist in research with the Little Rock Police Department.

Doctoral student to assist in researching crime in Little Rock

Brooke Cooley, a second year doctoral student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, jumped at the opportunity to conduct real-world research in conjunction with the Little Rock Police Department. Continue reading “Doctoral student to assist in researching crime in Little Rock”

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UA Little Rock partners with LRPD to investigate violent crime

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is helping take a bite out of crime by partnering with the Little Rock Police Department to combat the rise of violent crime in the city over the past two years.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock partners with LRPD to investigate violent crime”

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UA Little Rock and LRPD to host mock crime scene Oct. 18

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Criminal Justice and the Little Rock Police Department are teaming up to give budding investigators a chance to see what it takes to solve a crime.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock and LRPD to host mock crime scene Oct. 18”