21st Century Policing

21st Century Policing

The 21st Century Policing Division is under the command of Major Cassandra Davis.

Major Cassandra Davis has twenty-six years of experience in law enforcement with the Little Rock Police Department. She currently serves as the Commander over the Professional Standards Division which encompasses the Freedom of Information Unit, Accreditation and Internal Affairs Units.  Major Davis was hired October 19, 1996, and worked in the Field Services Bureau as a Patrol Officer, Sergeant and Lieutenant.  Hiring on with the Little Rock Police Department in 1996 she served as a Patrol Officer until 1999 when he was assigned to the Detective Division as a Detective until 2008.  In 2008, she was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and worked in the Public Affairs Office until 2016, before being transferred to Internal Affairs.  After both working in Internal Affairs and serving as the Acting Shift Commander for a short time in the Downtown Patrol Division, she was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in 2018 and served two years in Field Services in the Downtown Patrol Division.  Later, she was transferred and served as the Special Assignments Lieutenant in the Northwest Special Assignments Division.  In 2022, Major Davis returned to the Internal Affairs Unit where she served until her promotion to the rank of Major.   

Major Davis was born and raised in Little Rock and a graduate of North Little Rock Ole Main High School. Upon graduation, she enlisted in the United States Army where she served 13 years with the Army Reserve.  She attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and received a Bachelor of Arts and a Master’s of Science in Criminal Justice.  Major Davis remains active in her community through membership in both civic and service organizations such as The International Association of Chiefs of Police (I.A.C.P), National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (N.O.B.L.E), Leadership Greater Little Rock and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

The Division is divided into two sections the Public Information Section and the Community Services Section.
The Public Information Section is responsible for disseminating accurate information to the public and media. The Community Services Section is in charge of the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program, Explorers Program, LGBTQIA+ Liaisons, Citizen’s Police Academy and Alumni association.




Violent Crime Reduction Policy

Crime Free Multi-Housing Program

Explorer Scouts

LRPD Org Chart

How does crime get investigated

Victim of a crime


LRPD Duties