Governor Asa Hutchinson with DBH’s Bruce Hawkins, just after speaking to the Arkansas Association of Chiefs of Police. Governor Hutchinson was the Keynote Speaker of the President’s Banquet.

During the Banquet, the Governor also assisted in the Fallen Officers’ Recognition. This year the families of Lieutenant Patrick Neal Weatherford, Newport Police Department, End of Watch: June 12, 2017 and Deputy Sheriff Timothy Allen Braden, Drew County Sheriffs Office, End of Watch: August 24th, 2017 were recognized.