Assistant Chief Eric S. Higgins
Assistant Chief Higgins is a twenty-one (21)-year veteran of the Little Rock Police Department. He currently holds the rank of Assistant Chief of Police assigned to the Operations Bureau. His law enforcement career began in 1984 as a Police Cadet. He became a Police Officer in 1986 and has been promoted through the ranks to that of Assistant Chief in 2004. He has served as Commander of the Detective Division, Northwest Patrol Division, Records and Support Division and as a Lieutenant with the Public Information Office, Northwest Patrol Division and Downtown Patrol Division. As a Sergeant, he served on the Zero Tolerance Task Force with the Southwest Patrol Division. Assistant Chief Higgins attended the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy, the Law Enforcement Management Center, the Institute of Police Technology and Management, Jacksonville, Florida, and the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration, Plano, Texas. He is a member of the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration Alumni Association, the Little Rock Black Police Officers Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.