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Arkansas to be Recognized for Earning Statewide National Certification for its Child Abduction Response Teams
June 27, 2019
Little Rock

Through a collaboration between the Criminal Justice Institute (CJI), the Arkansas State Police (ASP), the Attorney General’s Office, the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC), the Arkansas Department of Emergency......[read more][download pdf]


CARTs Across the State Come Together for A Mock Child Abduction Exercise
March 08, 2019
Mayflower, AR

Through a collaboration between the Criminal Justice Institute (CJI), the Arkansas State Police (ASP), the Arkansas Governor’s Office and the Attorney General’s Office, as well as other state, local, and federal......[read more][download pdf]


New Grant Program Expands Availability and Usage of Naloxone to Reduce Overdose Deaths in the State
February 21, 2019
Little Rock

Through a grant provided by the Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas, efforts are underway at the Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) to expand the availability and usage of naloxone by providing kits......[read more][download pdf]


Arkansas CARTs to Test Skills in Child Abduction Table Top Exercise
August 18, 2018
Little Rock

When a child is believed to be endangered or abducted, the rapid response of a Child Abduction Response Team (CART) can ensure an effective and efficient community-wide response. This week, CARTs in Arkansas will be at......[read more][download pdf]


Forty-One Arkansas Officers Complete The School Of Law Enforcement Supervision
January 03, 2018
Little Rock, AR

Forty-one law enforcement professionals from across the State graduated from the 49th session of the Criminal Justice Institute’s School of Law Enforcement Supervision (SLES), a distinguished four-week program that focuses......[read more][download pdf]


Arkansas Center for School Safety (ACSS) To Provide Educators and Law Enforcement with Specialized Training and Resources
October 18, 2017
Little Rock, AR

LITTLE ROCK—A new partnership between the University of Arkansas System Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) and the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) has established the Arkansas Center for School Safety (ACSS),......[read more][download pdf]


Two Nationally Recognized Law Enforcement Officers to Speak at the 12th Annual Arkansas Safe Schools Conference
August 16, 2016
Little Rock, AR

Lieutenant Brian Murphy is a nationally recognized recipient of numerous honors for his role as the first responder to the Sikh Temple mass shooting of 2012. In addition, alert action by UC Berkeley police officer Ally......[read more][download pdf]


Law Enforcement Officers Across the State to be Honored at the 16th Annual DWI and Occupant Protection Enforcement Awards
May 26, 2016
Little Rock, Arkansas

More than 40 law enforcement officers from across the state will be honored tomorrow at the 16th Annual DWI and Occupant Protection Enforcement Awards, an event hosted by the Criminal Justice Institute and the Arkansas......[read more][download pdf]


Thirty-Eight Arkansas Officers Complete the School of Law Enforcement Supervision
May 13, 2016
Little Rock

Thirty-eight law enforcement professionals from across the State graduated today from the 46th session of the Criminal Justice Institute’s School......[read more][download pdf]


New Course Allows Law Enforcement Access to the Arkansas Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
February 17, 2016
Little Rock

The Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) has developed a 14-hour Advanced Prescription Drug Diversion Investigator PDMP Certificate Course to provide Arkansas law enforcement agencies with the knowledge......[read more][download pdf]


Funding from Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas Continues to Expand Availability and Usage of Naloxone to Reduce Overdose Deaths in the State
September 19, 2003
Little Rock, AR

Through a $150,000 grant provided by the Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas, efforts are underway at the Criminal Justice Institute (CJI) to continue expanding the availability and usage of naloxone......[read more][download pdf]