Brenda Pires

Campus Police Officer

Officer Brenda Pires moved to Arkansas about 2 years ago. She and her husband come from Utah where they lived for 16 years. Officer Pires started her law enforcement career later in life and was busy being a mom first. She has 10 years of law enforcement experience and enjoyed her time learning new things and gaining new experiences within her career. Officer Pires is excited for this new chapter and is looking forward to meeting everyone!


  • High School Diploma
  • Utah Law Enforcement Academy


  • K9 Officer
  • Taught DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)
  • Hostage Negotiator
  • Managed Jr. Deputy Program
  • De-escalation Trainer
  • Created & Managed the Mental Health Unit
  • Worked with Drug Court and ICAC (Internet Crimes Against Children)

Areas of Expertise

  • Community Policing
  • Public Relations
  • Mental Health