In Memory ofSergeant Michael David Stephen, Sr. "SC 4" End of Watch Thursday, July 18, 2019
Stone County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas
Sergeant Mike Stephen was shot and killed while responding to a domestic incident at a home in the area of 2020 Flag Road at about 9:00 am.
He was speaking to a female in the front yard when another subject opened fire, striking Sergeant Stephen and the woman. The subject who shot Sergeant Stephen was found dead by responding deputies.
Sergeant Stephen was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Stone County Sheriff's Office for 20 years. He also served as chief of the Pineville Fire Department and had previously served with the Arkansas Department of Correction. He is survived by his wife.
During the early morning hours of August 28, 2017, Sergeant Mark Long passed away while in route to a local hospital in Mountain View, Arkansas, after concluding his shift. The cause of death is believed to be natural causes.
Sergeant Long was a six year veteran of the Stone County Sheriff's Department, where he was assigned as Patrol Supervisor. Sergeant Long will be missed by many in the community, and his law enforcement brothers and sisters. Our condolences go out to the Long family and the Stone County Sheriff's Department during this difficult time.