The 12th Street Station, Northwest and Southwest Divisions are each under the direction of a Captain, 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.
12th Street Station Division
3917 W. 12th Street, Little Rock, AR 72204
Captain Ty Tyrrell
Captain Tyrrell joined the Little Rock Police Department in 1993. He has had a wide variety of assignments at the Department to include: Regular Patrol as an officer, sergeant, lieutenant, and captain; Property Crimes Detective as a detective and sergeant; Management Research Lieutenant; Training Division Lieutenant; and Information Technology Lieutenant. The prime focus of Captain Tyrrell’s career at LRPD has been in the areas of regular patrol operations and technology. Captain Tyrrell has completed a significant amount of professional training and has a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Captain Tyrrell has retired from the Arkansas Army National Guard with over 24 years of service including two deployments to Iraq.
Northwest Patrol Division
10001 Kanis Rd., Little Rock, AR 72205
Captain Heath Helton
Captain Heath Helton is a 21 year veteran with the Little Rock Police Department. Serving as Captain, he commands the Northwest Patrol Division which is comprised of eight patrol districts, and encompasses the area west of University Avenue and north of Rock Creek/Colonel Glenn Road. Throughout his career, Captain Helton has been assigned to various units which include Training, Patrol, Financial Crimes, S.W.A.T. Team, Special Response Unit, Helicopter Unit, and the River Market Unit. As a supervisor he has worked in the Patrol Division, served as the Staff Adjutant for the Northwest and Special Operations Divisions, River Market Unit, Recruit Training Unit and the S.W.A. T. Unit. Captain Helton is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Organizational Management from Central Baptist College. He is a 2017 graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (F.B.I.) National Academy-Session 268, the Federal Bureau of Investigations (F.B.I.) and Criminal Justice Institute-Arkansas Leader Session XXIV. Captain Helton also holds a Senior Certificate and Professional Police Instructor Certifications from the Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training. Captain Helton has received numerous civilian and supervisor commendations, three Life-saving awards, three Police Commendation awards, the Civic Achievement award and the Chief Lawrence Johnson Leadership Award. He is also the co-director for the Arkansas Law Enforcement Torch Run benefiting Special Olympics, sits on the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Arkansas, and Region VI Coordinator for the International Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics International.
Southwest Patrol Division
6401 Baseline Road, Suite B., Little Rock, AR 72209
Captain Mike Davis
Captain Davis is a 30 year veteran with the Little Rock Police Department. Serving as Captain, he commands the Southwest Patrol Division which is responsible for investigations of Crimes against Persons including, homicide, aggravated assault, robbery, juvenile, sex offender, and financial crimes. Captain Davis also oversees an annual operating budget of 6.1 million dollars.
Throughout his career, Captain Davis has been assigned to various units which include Narcotics, Gang Suppression Unit, S.W.A.T. Team, and the Motorcycle Unit. As a supervisor he has worked in the Patrol Division, served as the Staff Adjutant for the Detective Division and has also commanded the Crime Scene Search Unit. As part of the Command Staff, Captain Davis served as the Downtown Division Commander prior to becoming the Major Crimes Division Commander.
Captain Davis holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Arkansas and is a 2007 graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy (F.B.I.N.A.). Captain Davis also holds a Senior Certificate and Professional Police Instructor Certifications from the State of Arkansas.