Public Safety

Law Enforcement

Karen E. Segrave | KES Photo 2019 Law Enforcement Summit

Attorney General Rutledge strives to support the State’s law enforcement leaders by providing free training opportunities and resource materials and recognizing their dedicated service.


Nominations due August 31| Nomination form

Outstanding law enforcement Officers of the Year will be recognized from each of the 75 counties in the state. Out of this amazing group, five regional winners and the statewide Officer of the Year will be honored.

2020 Officers of the Year

2019 Officers of the Year

2018 Officers of the Year

2017 Officers of the Year

2016 Officers of the Year


The 2020 law enforcement training October 6 focused on officer mental health and how first responders can take proactive and responsive steps to adaptively respond to chronic stress and trauma.

Check our trainings page for upcoming law enforcement trainings.


The Ninth Edition of the Arkansas Law Enforcement Pocket Manual, which provides guidance to officers confronted with fundamental legal issues, is available to Arkansas officers.

The statutes and rules included are derived from current versions of the Arkansas Code Annotated and the Arkansas Rules of Criminal Procedure. Additional information is based on current judicial interpretations of statutes and rules.

Arkansas law enforcement may obtain copies of the 2019 Arkansas Law Enforcement Manual by submitting the online form or emailing

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