Category Archives: Public Safety

Sheriff: Offenders Treat Prison As ‘Revolving Door’

By Jorge Quiquivix Delta Digital News Service MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – One of the main problems in Arkansas’ judicial system is prison overcrowding. While many work to fix the issue, an Arkansas sheriff explained who is reaping the benefits of this situation. Baxter County Sheriff John Montgomery said repeat offenders take advantage of the efforts to decrease the prison population.

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Bus Drivers Keep Students Safe

by Austin Hayslip Courtesy of A-State Department of Media JONESBORO — “It’s a challenge. It’s a big challenge driving a school bus,” school bus driver Barney Totten said. The most precious cargo you could ever transport. Fifty anxious kids sitting on the bus with their friends, waiting for their stop; the bus driver with one mission on his mind —

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Community, Police Join Forces

by Kirsten May Courtesy of A-State Department of Media Across the nation, tensions continue to rise between law enforcement and community members. Officers in Jonesboro hope to avoid those situations by strengthening relationships with citizens. ASUTV News’ Kirsten May attended an event to bring them together and has more details about what people thought of it. JONESBORO, Ark. — The

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