January 30, 2020
Contact Name: Sara Persechino
Phone: (603) 271-3479
CONCORD - Today the Senate voted 24-0 in favor of SB 552, Senator Jon Morgan’s bill to designate the Brentwood section of state route 125 as Officer Stephen Arkell Memorial Highway. Officer Arkell served the Brentwood community as a police officer for 15 years before being killed in the line of duty. Officer Arkell’s family members and colleagues were present to witness the bill’s passage through the Senate.
After the vote, prime sponsor Senator Jon Morgan (D-Brentwood) issued the following statement:
“As a Senate we are proud to recognize Officer Arkell’s service. As a Brentwood resident, I am honored to have this opportunity to remember Officer Arkell and grant him the public recognition a local hero deserves. It is my hope that this dedication will inspire us all to follow Officer Arkell’s example. I thank his family for joining us today and my colleagues in the Senate for their support.”