U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR) will launch the #EverySecondCounts Tour on Monday to promote an appreciation for Arkansas first responders, whose call to public service keeps us safe.
Arkansans interested in showing support for our first responders are encouraged to use the #EverySecondCounts hashtag on social media to follow the tour.
The following events on the tour are open to the media.
Monday, October 24, 2016
Little Rock Police Department
8:30 –10 a.m.
Downtown Substation, 3917 W. 12th St. in Little Rock
Update on Violence Reduction Network (VRN) conference and visit with Major Crimes Department
Saline County 911 Center
102 S. Main Street Level B in Benton
Tour the recently updated center and visit with dispatchers
Benton Police Department
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
114 S. East Street in Benton
Boozman will be presented with the Arkansas Association of Chiefs of Police Legislator of the Year Award
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Magnolia Fire Department and Rural Fire Departments
206 N. Jackson Street in Magnolia
Discussion on rural fire department needs
Grant County First Responders Roundtable
Grant County OEM Building, 130 Grant 74 in Sheridan
Roundtable discussion with first responders from Sheridan and Grant County
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
North Little Rock Police Department
8:30 -10 a.m.
225 N. Main Street in Little Rock
Visit with NLRPD to get a better idea of their needs in the community.
Cross County Sheriff’s Office and Wynne Police Department
Cross County Sheriff’s Office, 704 East Canal Street in Wynne
Meet with the Wynne PD and Cross Co. Sheriff to discuss issues of interest and concern to Cross County.
Jonesboro Police Department
1001 S. Caraway Road in Jonesboro
Visit with Jonesboro PD to get a better idea of their needs in the community.
Jonesboro Fire Department, EMS and Air Evac
Jonesboro Fire Department, 3215 East Johnson Ave. in Jonesboro
Discuss updates and needs of Craighead County firefighters and first responders.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Baxter County Fire Department
720 Hickory Street in Mountain Home
Meet with local and county firefighters to learn what their needs are and present the American Flag to the Mountain Home fire department on the behalf of the North Central Arkansas Veterans Council.
Baxter County Sheriff’s Office and Mountain Home Police Department
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
904 Hwy 62 W. in Mountain Home
Discussion on the issues affecting the region and the needs of the departments.
Baxter Regional EMT
624 Hospital Drive in Mountain Home
Meet with local EMTs to learn their needs.
Marion County Sherriff’s Office
Meet with law enforcement officers in the county to discuss issues affecting the county.