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University Community Mourns Death of Police Officer


JONESBORO -- The university community extends sympathy to the family, friends and associates of Bill Brown, a lieutenant in the University Police Department.  Brown died Saturday.

Brown was a 20-year veteran with University Police, which he joined in 1997. Highly trained in various aspects of law enforcement, Brown was certified as a conflict management specialist.

Chancellor Kelly Damphousse posted on his Facebook page, "I was saddened to learn yesterday about the loss of one of our Red Wolves who serve on the #ThinBlueLine. Beth and I join Lt. Brown’s family and colleagues in mourning his passing,"

Visitation will be Thursday evening, Jan. 4, and the funeral service will be Friday morning, Jan. 5, in Walnut Ridge. The complete obituary is on the House Gregg Funeral Home website.

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Lt. Bill Brown