FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — The procession route for the funeral of Fayetteville Police Officer Stephen Carr has been released.
On Thursday, December 12, there will be a procession of officers escorting Officer Carr from North Crossover Avenue, west along 15th Street, to Bud Walton Arena, before the funeral service. Police encourage everyone in the community to line the streets along the route in support of Officer Carr and his family.
The procession will start at 11:00 a.m.
See the above map for the procession route.
For those who are attending the funeral, there is designated parking in lots 54, 56, 56-B, 56-D, and 56-East at the intersection of MLK Blvd. and Razorback Rd. There will also be designated seating areas for the public, which will be marked inside the arena.
If you are a University of Arkansas student or employee who usually uses these lots, you’re asked to consider parking in Lot 99 on Beechwood Avenue.
The two entrances will be the south and west entrances into Bud Walton Arena.
To enter the arena, there will be a bag check and metal detector. Police encourage people to leave purses and bags at home if possible, for convenience and ease of entry for all attending.
The service will begin at 1 p.m.