The North Little Rock Police Athletic League is based on the strong belief that sports, life skills, and activities programs help instill positive social and moral values in our area youth. If young people are reached early enough in their life journey, they can develop a strong, positive attitude toward law enforcement and with proper guidance a better chance at a successful life.
The North Little Rock Police Athletic League, the North Little Rock Police Department, and a host of community volunteers work together in a public and private partnership to provide quality athletic and educational activities for children at no cost to the participants. In this way, NLRPAL reaches across neighborhood, cultural, and socioeconomic lines to form lasting relationships between our youth and role models in our community.
NLRPAL was the first in the state of Arkansas. It began in October 1998 when a group of police officers created several flag football teams from young people in different areas of North Little Rock. In the two decades since then, NLRPAL has served 10,000 kids from our communities and have spent about half a million hours developing and maintaining positive relationships with officers and other role models.
NLRPAL’s team building programs help foster productive futures and responsible values. The program will always strive to provide safe and healthy activities that will guide kids toward becoming upstanding citizens for the generations to come.
Officer Shelby Hunter
PAL Executive Board of Volunteers
Greg Lindsey, President
Ken Abel, Vice President
Lori Mills, Treasurer
Amy Smith, Secretary