LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Saturday, Governor Asa Hutchinson ordered the United States flag and the Arkansas state flag to fly at half-staff to honor the memory of Pea Ridge Officer Kevin Apple, who was killed in the line of duty.
Officer Apple was a 23-year veteran of law enforcement and served Pea Ridge for the past three years.
Governor Hutchinson released this statement with the order:
“I am deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Pea Ridge police officer Kevin Apple. My prayers are with Officer Apple’s family and the entire Pea Ridge community during this time.”