State police promote 4 officers

Arkansas State Police

The Arkansas State Police commission approved the promotions for four officers to supervisory positions.

State police director Col. Bill Bryant recommended the promotions of Lt. Stacie Rhoads, Lt. Michael Moyer, Sgt. Seth Pinner, and Cpl. Morris Knight at the monthly meeting in Little Rock.

Rhoads was promoted to the rank of captain and will take over assistant commander duties within the criminal investigation division at the administration offices in Little Rock. The 50-year-old Perry County resident, who has spent 22 years as a state police veteran, has recently been assigned as commander of CID, Company A, in Little Rock.

Moyer is also being promoted to the rank of captain and will take over assistant commander and supervisory duties within the regulatory and building services division in Little Rock. The 45-year-old Faulkner County resident has been with the state police for the past 17 years. Moyer supervised regulatory services related to private security and private investigator licensing along with other duties within the regulatory and building services division.

Pinner was promoted to the rank of lieutenant and will take over assistant commander duties at the Highway Patrol Division, Troop L, in Lowell.

The 35-year-old from Columbia County native previously as assigned to supervisory duties as a post sergeant in the Highway Patrol Division, Troop G, headquartered in Hope.

Knight was promoted to the rank of sergeant and will take over supervisory duties within the criminal investigation division, Company B, in Pine Bluff.

The 50-year-old has 21 years experience as a state police veteran and most recently has been assigned as a special agent conducting criminal investigations in CID, Company B.