Fayetteville Police

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It’s been two months since Officer Stephen Carr was shot and killed while sitting in his patrol car behind the Fayetteville police station near the downtown square. Since then, police departments around the region have taken steps to improve security for their officers including fencing in parking lots and installing brighter lighting.

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Funeral services for slain Fayetteville Police Officer Stephen Carr were held Thursday. Dozens of people lined the streets as a procession of hundreds of law enforcement officers from around the country escorted Carr to Bud Walton Arena.

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Fayetteville Officer Stephen Carr was gunned down while sitting in his patrol car behind the police station Saturday night. Tuesday night, the Northwest Arkansas community poured onto Dickson Street to remember the 27-year-old officer, who had been with the department for just two and a half years, during a candlelight vigil. A procession and public funeral services will held Dec. 12 at 1 p.m. at Bud Walton Arena.

A New Chief in Town

Sep 24, 2019
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The City of Fayetteville has a new police chief. Mike Reynolds met with reporters yesterday following the mayor's annoucement appointing him to the position, which had previously been held by Greg Tabor who retired earlier this month.

A Fayetteville Police Department representative recently explained how seized items ended up at city auction at Callaway's Auctions in Springdale.

 

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