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    Rutledge’s Statement on Helena-West Helena Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty


    November 13, 2020

    LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge issued a statement following the announcement Helena-West Helena Police Officer Travis Wallace was killed in the line of duty Thursday evening.

    “My heart again goes out to the family of Helena-West Helena Police Officer Travis Wallace who was tragically killed in the line of duty Thursday night,” said Attorney General Rutledge. “Officer Wallace was known for his unwavering service to his community and commitment to protecting the people of Helena-West Helena. His family and fellow officers are in my heart and prayers during this unimaginable time. With two Arkansas police officers killed in the line of duty in just over a month, I again implore all Arkansans to join with me in daily fervent prayer for the safety of our law enforcement officers.”

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