State Police promotes Sheridan special agent

The Arkansas State Police Commission has approved the promotion of a special agent from Sheridan.

Cpl. Shannon Shepherd, 47, was promoted to the rank of sergeant and will assume new duties within the State Police Highway Patrol Division, Troop K, as a post supervisor.

Shepherd is a 23-year veteran of the department, with his most recent assignment as a special agent within the State Police Criminal Investigation Division, Company C.