COVID-19 Response by Patrol

In response to the CDC’s recommendation and out of caution to prevent further spread of the COVID-19 Virus the following steps will be taken by the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department until further notice. • Emergency/Life Threatening calls or “In Progress” calls for...

TAPD Rapid Response to ATM Call Leads to Arrest of Two

Photo by Field Walsh On Friday, April 10, 2020 at 4:52 a.m. Officers of the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department responded to a call at 2345 Trinity Blvd, Texarkana, AR, Red River Credit Union. Upon arrival Officer Bryan arrived to see the suspects attempting to open...

Patrol Fleet Moving to Hybrid SUV’s

Unit 213 The Texarkana Police Department is making changes to the Patrol Fleet in 2020. We will begin using Hybrid SUV’s. This will become the first Ford Interceptor Utility hybrid SUV in the agency. It is the first pursuit-rated SUV to hit the market with a standard...

Homicide Investigation – 1200 Block of Linden Street

Devonta Biddle On Thursday, February 27, 2020 at approximately 8:55 p.m., the Texarkana Arkansas Police were called to the 1200 block of Linden Street in reference to a shooting and possible home invasion. When officers arrived, they located a male subject who was...

Murder Charge Reduced to Manslaughter in Shooting Death

On 02/21/2020 Kayden May’s charges associated with the shooting death of Abbigale Thacker were reduced from Murder 2nd to Manslaughter. Several factors are considered when charging an individual with a particular crime. After further investigation, interviews with...

Civil Service Exam Slated for October 12, 2019

TAPD is currently accepting applications for the upcoming Civil Service Test scheduled for Saturday October 12th, 2019. If you are interested in a challenging career contact us today at 903-798-3125, or by email at kpotts@txkusa.org.