Spring Law Enforcement Training

Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is pleased to invite you to a Spring Law Enforcement Training, which will be held April 11, 2017 at the Metroplex Event Center in Springdale. The event is free, but seating is limited.

8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Sikh Temple Tragedy

Lieutenant Brian Murphy

Lt. Brian Murphy was the first officer on the scene on August 5, 2012, after 40-year-old Wade Michael Page fatally shot six people and wounded four others at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Page shot Lt. Murphy fifteen times at close range. Remarkably, Lt. Murphy was discharged from the hospital less than three weeks after the shooting and eventually returned to full duty. He retired in 2015. Lt. Murphy was awarded the Medal of Valor in 2015.

11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Box lunch provided

12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

First Responder Wellness Training

Dr. Olivia Johnson

Dr. Johnson will explore issues dealing with first responder wellness, suicide prevention, stress, anger management and officer PTSD.

Dr. Olivia Johnson holds a master’s degree in criminology and criminal justice from the University of Missouri, St. Louis, and a doctorate in organizational leadership management from the University of Phoenix – School of Advanced Studies.

Dr. Johnson is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a former police officer. She is on the National P.O.L.I.C.E. Suicide Foundation Board, collaborates with several law enforcement publications and is the Peer Support columnist for Police One

This course has been approved for six hours of Continuing Law Enforcement Education (CLEST).

For more information please contact Rachel Ellis at 501-682-3645 or rachel.ellis@arkansasag.gov

 

Never Forgotten: Arkansas Takes Action

I would like to invite you to the 6th annual Never Forgotten – Arkansas Takes Action event, a special gathering for families to raise awareness of the issues surrounding missing persons and to recognize Arkansas’s missing.

 

More information to be forth coming.

“Chasing the Dragon” Evening Screening

An opioid and prescription drug abuse epidemic is sweeping the country, impacting all segments of society. To help raise awareness of this epidemic, the FBI and DEA have released the documentary “Chasing the Dragon: The Life of an Opiate Addict,” a compilation of heart-wrenching, first-person accounts by addicts and family members of addicts about their experience. A discussion of the film will follow. Viewer discretion is advised.

 

 

2016 Law Enforcement Summit and Luncheon

REGISTRATION

The Summit is FREE, but seating is limited. Please register now to reserve your seat.

On Wednesday, Oct. 5, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will recognize outstanding law enforcement officers from each county, as well as announce the 2016 Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

The Summit has been approved for 7 hours of CLE/CLEST credit. For more information, please contact Rachel Ellis at 501-682-3645 or rachel.ellis@arkansasag.gov.

To register for additional specialized training planned for Oct. 4th, please use this link.

To view the full agenda for Oct. 4th and 5th, click here.

Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Summit

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will host the fifth annual Arkansas Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention Summit on Thursday, Nov. 3 at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock. Seating is limited. Those who pre-register will have a full agenda emailed to them once finalized.

The daylong event is a free training and educational opportunity for law enforcement officers, medical professionals, pharmacists, educators and treatment professionals. The morning portion will include breakout sessions with four tracks. Rutledge will host a luncheon.

Along with the Attorney General’s Office, the Summit is being hosted by the Arkansas Department of Human Services, Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy, FBI, MidSOUTH Center for Prevention and Training, Office of the State Drug Director, University of Arkansas Criminal Justice Institute, and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

For questions, please contact Rachel Ellis at 501-682-3645 or rachel.ellis@arkansasag.gov.

 

2016 Law Enforcement Summit Oct. 4 Specialized Training

REGISTRATION

This year’s Law Enforcement Summit will provide specialized training on Oct. 4 at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock. The event is FREE. Seating is limited, so register now to reserve your seat.

In addition to training provided on Oct. 4, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will host a daylong Summit on Oct. 5 that will feature a special luncheon. During the luncheon, General Rutledge will recognize outstanding law enforcement officers from each county, as well as announce the 2016 Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. To register for the Oct. 5 Summit or to RSVP for the luncheon, please click here.

For a full agenda for both Oct. 4 and 5, please click here.

All session have been approved for CLE/CLEST credit. For more information, please contact Rachel Ellis at 501-682-3645 or rachel.ellis@arkansasag.gov.