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[21 Aug 2011 | No Comment | 1,989 views]
Police upping patrols as Labor Day nears

Noticed more cops out on the road the last couple of days? It’s not your imagination (or your conscience).
According to a press release from the Arkansas State Police, law enforcement agencies across Arkansas started extending their patrol hours and setting up added sobriety checkpoints Friday and will keep it up through Sept. 5 (the end of Labor Day weekend). Police officers in Arkansas may stop a vehicle and ticket the driver or passenger if either is not buckled-up. No other traffic violation has to be observed by the officer in …

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[22 May 2011 | One Comment | 2,979 views]
‘Click It or Ticket’ to return Monday

If you’re not already, it’s time to fasten those seatbelts.
The Arkansas State Police announced last week that Monday, they will be joining the national “Click It or Ticket” campaign.
According to a press release from the state police, the event will run May 23-June 5.
Coordinated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the campaign is a national effort to encourage motorists to obey the law and buckle up, both day and night.
Arkansas’s mobilization efforts encompass state, county and city law enforcement all working overtime to emphasize the importance of consistent …