In a ceremony held Tuesday to celebrate the life of Pine Bluff Detective Kevin Collins Mayor Shirley Washington read a resolution declaring October 5th as Detective Kevin Collins Remembrance Day. Collins was tragically killed in a shoot out one year ago on October 5, 2020. Two other officers were also wounded in the incident.
Washington spoke about her resolution, and why she decided to honor Collins in this way.
Additionally, Washington announced that the Pine Bluff Police Department will have a new training center soon, and that center will be named after Collins.
You can watch Mayor Shirley Washington’s speech at Tuesday’s service in the video player below.