2019 Southern Region Officer of the Year Winner
Corporal Lyndle Crownover, of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, has been named the Southern Region Officer of the Year for 2019.
Cpl. Crownover has been in law enforcement for 27 years, spending 14 of these years as a Wildlife Officer. Since he began working for Arkansas Game and Fish, Cpl. Crownover has arrested 128 suspects for BUI, averaging just over 9 BUIs per year. He works with local Wildlife Officers, Corps of Engineers, the Baxter County Sheriff’s Department, and other agencies to plan law enforcement patrols on area lakes and rivers, placing a high priority on BUI enforcement. Cpl. Crownover’s efforts in the area of BUI enforcement have made Arkansas lakes and rivers a safer place. His work has prevented many injuries and fatalities over the course of the past 27 years. Not only has Cpl. Crownover made these arrests, but he has maintained a 100% conviction rate for BUI arrests.