Arkansas Criminal & Traffic Law Manual - 2021 Edition
The Arkansas Criminal and Traffic Law Manual, designed for this State’s law enforcement and criminal justice professionals, features a full presentation of the Arkansas Code of Criminal Offenses (Title 5), Rules of Criminal Procedure, the Transportation Code (Title 27) governing traffic offenses and motor vehicle regulation, Law Enforcement Emergency Management (Title 12), Family Law (Title 9) governing Domestic Abuse and Juvenile Proceedings, Public Health and Welfare (Title 20), and select provisions of related statutes that law enforcement and criminal justice professionals use most often. The newest Blue360° Media Edition also includes a listing of applicable sections affected by legislation during the latest session, along with an extensive index and table of contents for quick access to each area of the law.
More than 900 Arkansas laws have changed that impact law enforcement. Be sure you have the latest laws at your fingertips. Publications include important changes such as:
- In regards to cigarette purchases, the statute changes the definition of “minor” to mean a person who is under the age of 21, except for a person under the age of 21 if the person presents military ID or has attained the age of 19 as of December 31, 2019.
- Clarifies which judges and magistrates may issue arrest warrants.
- Redefines "marijuana" to not include certain hemp-derived cannabidiol; provides an exception for certain types of tetrahydrocannabinols.