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Sheriff Bill Gilkey
Yell County Sheriff's Department
PO Box 99
Danville, AR 72833
Phone: (479) 495-4881
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Lieutenant Kevin Mainhart was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop of a vehicle involved in a domestic disturbance. The suspect later barricaded himself inside a home for 5 hours and was later arrested. Lieutenant Mainhart is the 15th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed in 2017 and the first officer fatality from the state of Arkansas.