White Hall, Arkansas
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White Hall Police Department

The mission of the White Hall Police Department is to encourage and enforce community safety by working as team members and partnering with the community to proactively pursue criminal elements, improve the quality of life within White Hall, and maintain public order.  The department is a professional and progressive organization dedicated to providing excellent service, while protecting life and property, and promoting livability of this great community.

White Hall Police Chief
Greg Shapiro

Chief Greg Shapiro

A lifelong resident of Jefferson County, Chief Shapiro graduated from Pine Bluff High School. After graduating from UALR in 1992 with a BA in Criminal Justice, he began his criminal justice career as a Correctional Officer at the AR Department of Correction. Then he was hired in 1994 as a Patrol Officer at Pine Bluff PD where he ascended through the ranks to become Captain. At the PBPD he held many assignments including Patrol Supervisor, Detective Supervisor, Professional Standards Supervisor, Administrative Services Supervisor, Public Information Officer and Task Force Officer with the Little Rock FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force. In 1996 he received awards for Officer of the Year and Life Saving.

In 2012 he left the PBPD to become an Instructor for the Criminal Justice program at Seark College. He has also served as an Auxiliary Deputy on the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Reserve Unit since 2014.

Chief Shapiro has been serving White Hall as Chief of Police since April 2019.

Chief Shapiro is a 2002 graduate of the University of Arkansas Criminal Justice Institute, School of Law Enforcement Supervision course and a 2012 graduate of the University of Arkansas Criminal Justice Institute, AR Leader course.

Chief Shapiro holds the following certifications:

  • Professional Law Enforcement Instructor - Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training (CLEST)
  • Senior Law Enforcement Officer (CLEST)
  • Field Training Supervisor (FTO) (CLEST)
  • Chief Level 1 (CLEST)
  • Scuba Diver, Open Water I. (NAUI)
  • Terminal Operator (NCIC/ACIC)

Chief Shapiro has membership affiliations and volunteered with the following organizations:

  • Ducks Unlimited, Pine Bluff Chapter
  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock Alumni Association - Lifetime Member
  • Sigma Nu Fraternity, Eta Xi Chapter
  • West Point Parents Club of Arkansas
  • Jefferson Area Technical Career Center-Criminal Justice Program Advisory Board member
  • UALR ADC Reentry Initiative
  • Arkansas Municipal Police Association
  • AR Association of Chiefs of Police


  • United Way of Jefferson County - Funds Allocation Committee Member
  • American Red Cross, Jefferson County
  • FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association (FBILEEDA)-Member
  • International Law Enforcement Educators and Training Association ILEETA-Member
  • Fraternal Order of Police, Pine Bluff Lodge
  • White Hall Little League
  • White Hall Junior Babe Ruth
  • White Hall American Legion Baseball
  • Pine Bluff Chamber of Commerce-Leadership Pine Bluff, Graduate 2003
  • FBLA-Volunteer Judge
  • Seark College-Safety and Distance Learning Committees
  • U of A Criminal Justice Institute Advisory Board

Chief Shapiro is married to Marla. They have lived in White Hall for 16 years and have two sons, Mason and Gavin. Chief Shapiro enjoys deer hunting, crappie fishing and golf.

Operations Commander

Major Mickey Buffkin mbuffkin@wharpd.org 

Patrol Supervisors

Sgt. Sandy Castleberry scastleberry@wharpd.org

Sgt. Steven Moreau smoreau@wharpd.org 

Criminal Investigations

Inv. Clayton Cantrell ccantrell@wharpd.org 

School Security & Resource Officers

K9 Ofc. Harley Herron with K9 Ace
White Hall High School


SRO Brent Bridges
Taylor Elementary School

Gandy Elementary School
SRO Sgt. Brian Hornsby

SRO Richard Davies 
Moody Elementary School

SRO Brian Todd
White Hall Middle School 


Patrol Officers
Christian Carroll
Ryan Edwards
Kevin Freeman
Derrell Lantrip 
Charles Tredway
Madysen Hamilton
Ryan Hatcher
Morgan Carter
Julia Gurun

Contact Information
White Hall Police Department
8204 Dollarway Road
White Hall, AR 71602
Phone: 870-247-1415
Fax: 870-247-0204

Administrative Assistants

Jan Scarlett jscarlett@wharpd.org

Anita Sowell asowell@wharpd.org 

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