Texarkana Officer and K-9 Achieve “Top Dog”

Recently, Texarkana Arkansas Police K-9 Officer Tanner Freeman with K-9 ‘Kashko’ attended the United States Police Canine Association (USPCA) Region 20 Canine certification and competition in Sherman, Texas. This certification tests all aspects of K-9 handling, including patrol functions and narcotics detection, which the handler and dog have to pass to continue working together at […]

Dispatcher of the Year

On Wednesday, April 7, 2021, members of the Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) awarded the Dispatcher of the Year award for our area, to Meagan McBain, one of our Dispatchers at the Bi-State Criminal Justice Center/Central Records and Communications.  This award is given by ATCOG to one Dispatcher who works in one of the Dispatch […]

LaSalle Corrections Terminates Contract with Bowie County

On November 9, 2020, Lasalle Corrections decided to exercise discretionary authority to terminate without cause contractual agreements regarding the management of the Bowie County Correctional Center. Termination of the agreement is effective February 12, 2021. Lasalle Corrections is an established developer and operator of correctional centers throughout the United States. Lasalle Corrections has been providing […]

Annual “Click It or Ticket” Seat Belt Campaign is Back in Texarkana

On November 16, Texarkana Arkansas Police Department will be teaming up with law enforcement agencies nationwide for a Border to Border (B2B) law enforcement event to kick off the annual Click It or Ticket seat belt campaign which runs through November 29. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is asking all […]