Little Rock Police Department Divisions

Patrol Division


Downtown Patrol
Captain Ty Tyrrell
501-918-5130

Northwest Patrol
Captain Heath Helton
501-918-3500

Southwest Patrol
Captain Mike Davis
501-918-3900

The Downtown, Northwest and Southwest Divisions are each under the direction of a Captain, each of who reports to the Assistant Chief of Police - Field Services Bureau.

The Field Services Divisions are responsible for the deployment of forces consistent with the needs of the City in order to maintain public order, provide preventive patrol, respond to calls for service and conduct follow-up investigations of property crimes.  The Captain is responsible for the coordination of police activities between the various geographic areas of the City and  sharing any learned information with other Divisions of the Department.

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Major Crimes
Captain Russell King
501-371-4660

The Major Crimes Division is under the direction of a Captain, who reports to the Assistant Chief of Police - Investigative Bureau.

The Major Crimes Division is responsible for investigations of Crimes against Persons including, homicide, aggravated assault, robbery, juvenile, sex offender, and financial crimes. The Major Crimes Division also has a Victim Services Unit that is responsible for providing information and referral services to victims of violent crimes.  Also included within this division is the Crime Scene Search Unit, which provides crime scene search and photographic services, as well as latent print examination, to all of the Department’s divisions. 

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Headquarters Division
Captain Dustin Robertson
501-371-4605

The Headquarters Division is under the direction of a Captain, who reports to the Assistant Chief of Police - Executive Bureau. 

The Headquarters Division is comprised of three sections; Operations Support Section, Office of Emergency Services/Communication Center, and Emergency Management Section. The Operations Support Section consists of the Property Room Unit, Warrants / Desk Officer Unit, and the Facility Maintenance Unit. The Communications Section serves as the City’s Public Safety Answering Point / dispatch center for Police, Fire, and emergency services. Finally, the Emergency Management Section is responsible for emergency preparedness and this section also manages the Extended leave Unit.

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Special Operations Division
Captain Max Spriggs
501-918-5100

The Special Operations Division is under the command of a Captain, who reports to the Assistant Chief of Police - Field Services Bureau.

The Special Operations Division's goals are to focus on working with people directly to solve problems and to build relationships with the community they serve. While patrolling in the air, on foot, on motorcycles and in patrol cars, we are working together with the community on efforts targeted at preventing a physical and social decay, disorder, and fear of crime, in order to improve the overall quality of life in our schools and neighborhoods.

The Special Operations Division is comprised of the following specialized units: Youth Programs, School Resource Officers (S.R.O.), Airport Unit, Aviation Unit, Special Events/Hit & Run Unit, Canine Unit, Motorcycle Unit, Special Traffic Accident Reduction Team (S.T.A.R.T.) Unit, Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T.) Unit. Other special units in the Special Operations Division include the Honor Guard, the Hostage Negotiation Team (H.N.T.), and the Special Response Unit (S.R.U.).

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Special Investigations Division
Captain Ken Temple
501-918-3800

The Special Investigations Division is under the direction of a Captain, who reports to the Assistant Chief of Police - Investigative Bureau.

The Special Investigations Division is organized and tasked as the primary unit to investigate and suppress organized crime, vice, and narcotics related offenses.  The Division is organized into two units, Narcotics and Intelligence.  The Narcotics Unit is comprised of the Street Narcotics Squad and the Narcotics Interdiction Squad.  The Intelligence Unit is comprised of the Intelligence Squad and the Vice Squad.  The Division's activities are designed to support the action of the other divisions within the Department.  SID is also tasked with being the primary liaison between the Little Rock Police Department and our federal law enforcement partners.

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Training Division
Captain Marcus Paxton
501-918-4300

The Training Division is under the direction of a Captain who reports to the Assistant Chief of Police - Executive Bureau. 

The Division provides a wide range of training for both sworn and civilian personnel.  Officers are required to attend 40 hours of annual in-service training specific to the needs of the community. This includes deadly force training, bias-based profiling, domestic violence, legal updates, firearms proficiency, and realistic scenario-based training that complies or exceeds the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA standards and guidelines. The Division also maintains a firearms training and qualifications program, performs weapons inspections and ensures quality control of all departmentally issued equipment. 

The Training Division is divided into four units:  The Administrative/Records Unit, In-Service Unit,  Recruit Training Unit, and  Police Personnel Unit.

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Records and Support Division
Captain Tanya Washington
501-371-4654

The Records and Support Division is under the direction of a Captain who reports to the Assistant Chief of Police - Executive Bureau.

The Records and Support Division is comprised of the Records Section, the Technology and Equipment Section, and the Accreditation Unit.

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