The University of Arkansas Police Department, in partnership with the community we serve, is committed to protecting and serving the future of Arkansas and beyond by embracing the philosophy of community policing and by promoting a safe and secure environment through excellence, initiative, and integrity.
Larry Slamons, Founding Director of UAPD, Dies at 79
Lawrence “Larry” J. Slamons, former Director at the University of Arkansas Police Department, passed away yesterday morning, January 12, 2016, at the age of 79. He was born September 20, 1936. He served thirty five years and was the founder of the University of Arkansas Police Department. Director Slamons was an inspiration to many and to many will be missed.
Visitation will be Friday, January 15, 2016, from 1700-1800 hours with the rosary beginning at 1800 hours at Beard’s Funeral Chapel located at 855 S. Happy Hollow Road, Fayetteville, Ar. 72701.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, January 16, 2016, at 1000 hours at St. Joseph Catholic Church, located at 1722 N. Starr Drive, Fayetteville, Ar. 72701. Private burial will be in Fairview Memorial Gardens in Fayetteville, Ar.
Those wanting to send uniformed representatives from their department for the funeral - please gather on site at 0900 hours Saturday, January 16, 2016, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, located at 1722 N. Starr Drive, Fayetteville, Ar. 72701.
Any questions may be directed to the University of Arkansas Police Department Communications Center at 479-575-2222.
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Individuals or groups seeking safety education information or support are encouraged to contact the Crime Prevention Unit at UAPD.