Professional Standards

Professional Standards Division

Willie Hinton Neighborhood Resource Center
3805 West 12th Street, Suite 206
Little Rock, AR 72204


Professional Standards Division

Major Neufer was born in Charlotte, North Carolina before moving to Little Rock, Arkansas in 1994. He graduated from Benton High School in 2000 and attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration, concentrating in Human Resource Management, in 2004.

Major Neufer began his career in law enforcement in 2005. As a patrol officer, he served in the Downtown Patrol Division (12th Street Substation) until 2008 when he transferred to the Detective Division where he served as a burglary detective. In 2011, he became a homicide detective where he served until being promoted to the rank of sergeant in 2014. As a patrol sergeant, he served in the Northwest Patrol Division and the Downtown Patrol Division (12th Street Substation) until 2015 when he became the Northwest Property Crimes and COPP Sergeant. He served there until being promoted to the rank of lieutenant in 2017 when he became the Technology and Equipment Shift Commander. Major Neufer was promoted to the rank of major in October 2022.

Major Neufer helped select the PremierOne CAD system for Communications, managed the implementation of body worn cameras (BWC) for the Department, and recently helped start the Real-Time Crime Center (RTCC). Major Neufer was the Rotary Club of Little Rock Police Rookie of the Year and received the Noel Don McGuire Award as Rookie of the Year from the Little Rock Civitan Club. He has been Officer of the Month, received a Lifesaving Award, a Unit Commendation, and several civilian and supervisor commendations.

Major Neufer has obtained his Basic, General, Intermediate, Advanced, and Senior Certificates awarded by the Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training (CLEST). He has attended several executive level leadership courses including the Criminal Justice Institute’s (CJI) School of Law Enforcement Supervision (SLES). He is married with one child.



Internal Affairs Section 

The Little Rock Police Department is committed to upholding the public trust by conducting unbiased and thorough internal investigations of alleged employee misconduct while ensuring all persons involved are treated with respect. More

Freedom of Information Act Requests

The Arkansas Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requires that all public records not subject to an exemption from the FOIA be made available immediately upon request unless the records are in active use or in storage.  FOIA requests can be made by contacting the Public Affairs Office at (501) 371-4678 or (501) 918-5330, or by fax at (501) 371-4892. 

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Accreditation Section

The Accreditation Section is under the direction of a Sergeant and is responsible for the management and distribution of departmental directives, coordinates and assists in announced and unannounced inspections of all departmental components to ensure compliance with all standards mandated by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (C.A.L.E.A.), ensures that all C.A.L.E.A. compliance files are up-to-date, serves as a liaison to C.A.L.E.A. for all accreditation matters, and provides assistance to all Departmental units to ensure clarification and continued compliance with C.A.L.E.A. standards. In addition, the Unit maintains and assists staff in the research, development, and preparation of new and/or revised departmental orders and forms, assists in the identification of new programs, policy and procedures or acquisition of equipment to improve the performance of the department in compliance with applicable standards, and serves as a management tool to the Chief of Police by conducting comprehensive review and analysis of departmental operations, procedures, personnel and facilities.