Police Officer Kevin Apple

Police Officer Kevin Apple

Pea Ridge Police Department, Arkansas

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Kevin Apple

Police Officer Kevin Apple was struck and killed by a vehicle in the parking lot of a gas station at the intersection of Slack Street and N Curtis Avenue.

The vehicle had fled from officers in Rogers, Arkansas, earlier after they attempted to stop it for a property-related crime. Officer Apple and another officer spotted the vehicle parked in the gas station parking lot and attempted to contact the driver. The driver accelerated and struck a police car before fatally striking Officer Apple.

Officers pursued the vehicle into Bella Vista where she and another occupant were arrested.

Officer Apple had served with the Pea Ridge Police Department for three years and had previously served with the Lowell Police Department and Farmington Police Department.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge 1212

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Arrested

suspicious vehicle

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Kevin, even though we have not kept in touch since the academy, I will never forget the 16 weeks we spent in training. As my roommate, you kept my feet grounded and my head high. You were an inspiration to all who encountered you. Thank you for your service and friendship. Love you, Brother!

Detective John Alston
North Little Rock AR Police Department

October 19, 2021

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