Skip to main content



North Little Rock Detective and President of their Fraternal Order of Police, Michael Gibbons, admitted in an agreement with the Arkansas Ethics Commission that he (and by implication the other NLR police officers that accompanied him) violated the law by accepting an illegal gift from Jerry Jones and the Dallas Cowboys.


Gibbons and 120 NLRPD officers and family members (400 total) were gifted tickets to a Dallas Cowboy game, travel and luxury accommodations by Jerry Jones.  An added bonus was a swag bag for each that contained various team merchandise items.

Gibbons arranged the illegal gift when he was attending a game (free ticket again) with Catherine Dolan, a former Pulaski County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney he arrange to spend some time with while in Dallas for a work related meeting. Dolan is now a staff attorney with the Cowboy organization.

The acceptance of the illegal gift by Gibbons and the other 102 NLRPD officers and the fact that Gibbons has admitted that he violated the law places the reputation of Gibbons and the 102 officers in jeopardy.
In any criminal case in which they are involved, they are subject to being asked by a defense attorney if they have ever accepted a gift that would be prohibited under Arkansas law.  These defense attorneys can ask Gibbons and the 102 officers if they "self reported" violations of Arkansas laws.  See where this is going?  Gibbons and the other 102 officers have placed their honesty, credibility and trustworthiness in severe jeopardy.  

If that is not enough, these defense attorneys can produce documents and photos to substantiate allegations of a "payoff"  and make Gibbons and the 102 other officers looks like corrupt police officers. 

As we reported in a previous post, the Ethics Commission sent Gibbons and Jones an Offer of Settlement letter.  Gibbons did the only thing he could do and take the offer.  It appears that Jones did not. A hearing (Final Adjudication) has been set for May 19, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. for Jones.

Based on what transpired last month at the probable cause hearings, the Ethics Commission will find that Jones violated the law with his gift and give him a written warning  letter. The Commission has done this in the past in similar cases.

In fact, their report used at the probable cause hearing states what will happen if they found probable cause that Jones violated the law - which they did at that hearing in April.

While the Ethics Commission dismissed the complaints against the NLR Mayor and aldermen, it is extremely clear that the Commission determined that their resolution was a failed attempt to legitimize an illegal gift to a public employee.

Even though the Commission dismissed the complaints against the mayor and aldermen, the can refer the complaints to the appropriate law enforcement agency for further action.  We doubt that the Pulaski County Prosecuting Attorney has the balls to go after them.  That's how the Good Ole Boy System operates.

We expect there to be some issues with state and federal tax collection agencies for Gibbons and the 102 officers over the value of the benefit of the gift the city alleges it obtained from Jones. We must point out that FOI requests for documents from the mayor resulted in no documents to indicate any contact whatsoever between city officials and the Cowboys organization.  It was all handled between Gibbons and the Cowboys before the city got involved.

Ark. Code Ann. §7-6-218(b)(3)(C) provides that all records relevant to an investigation and upon which the Ethics Commission has based its decision, except working papers of the Commission and its staff, shall be open to public inspection thirty (30) days after any final adjudication in which the Commission makes a finding of a violation.
Based on previous experience with the Ethic Commission, there are four records which they will provide to us in 30 days: (1) the written offer of settlement, (2) the final action letter, (3) the public letter of caution, and (4) the probable cause report. 

We will post an update when we receive the material the Ethics Commission is permitted to provide to us. 


It was not the intent of the publisher of this blog in his complaints to the Ethics Commission to punish the NLR Police Officers. If that was the case he could have filed complaints against all the officers and filed an injunction against the city of North Little Rock and the officers to stop them from accepting the illegal gift.

Popular posts from this blog

PCSSD teacher caught up in pedophile scandal at Immanuel Baptist Church. Her relationship with a minor under investigation.

PCSSD teacher Reagan Gray is being investigated by LRPD Since December 10, 2023, The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has published around 20 articles about Immanuel Baptist Church in Little Rock, AR and an ongoing scandal involving sexual abuse committed by adults upon children and the coverup of that abuse. Immanuel Baptist Church ("IBC") is perched on a hill near the intersection of Shackleford Road and West Markham Street in the western part of Little Rock overlooking Interstate I-430. Their campus includes the old Kroger store that they have converted into their City Center that they describe as " a ministry of Immanuel Baptist Church for the city. Our purpose is to establish environments that foster healthy, restorative relationships and opportunities to mobilize people to change their world." The most recent scandal at the church involves a Pulaski County Special School District ("PCSSD") teacher, Reagan Gray, who was involved in the music ministry at t

Little Rock pastor takes his own life after complaint of sexually explict conduct with a minor child

On April 24, 2024, Tyce Michelle Scroggins found what she has described to authorities as "inappropriate text and pictures" on her husband's cellphone. The messages were between her husband, Michael Todd Scroggins, the senior pastor at Moody Chapel AME Church in Little Rock and a minor student at LISA Academy High School. Moody Chapel AME Church   An argument ensued about the text messages and Pastor Scroggins left the home. On April 25th, Mrs. Scroggins filed a report with the Little Rock Police Department about the text messages. She also notified LISA Academy administration. On April 28th, Mrs. Scroggins filed a missing person report with the Sherwood Police Department.  Sherwood Police put out an alert on social media.   On April 30th, Little Rock Police found Pastor Scroggins dead from an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound in his vehicle parked in the back parking lot of the church. Our LRPD sources say that it appeared that Pastor Scroggins had been dead several

England High School teacher caught having sex with a 18 year old former student in a car in a park

England High teacher Courtani Bell and former student Kaylin Sullivan   On Monday January 8, 2024 at around 6 p.m., an England, AR cop caught Courtani Bell (W/F 29) a teacher at England High School engaged in "public sexual indecency" in the back seat of Bell's car in a public park with a former student, Kaylin Sullivan (B/F 18).   Here's the police report.   The court date for the randy pair is set for February 22nd in England District Court. Bell is married (for the time being as a source says he's left her) and lives in Sheridan with her hubby Layton. Bell's cuckholded hubby works at the Sheridan Police Department as a cop.   Sullivan, will turn 19 in February 2024.   There are questions surrounding the commencement of their relationship and did it began when  Sullivan was a student? We reached out to the England School District for a comment. No response was received. ### Here's the police body camera footage of the arrest. Here's a shorter version