Meet the Chief
Joined the Pine Bluff Police Department and was assigned to the Patrol Division after completing minimum standards at the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy.
Assigned to the Vice & Narcotics Division and served on task forces with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Trial-County Drug Task Force.
Graduated from University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.
Graduated from Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, Evanston, IL. Promoted to rank of Sergeant.
Promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and assigned to the Detective Division (evening shift) where he served as shift commander, supervising investigation of major crimes.
Assigned to the Office of Professional Standards where he supervised administrative investigations, citizen-complaint investigations, new employee testing and background checks.
Promoted to Deputy Chief and assigned as division commander of the Investigations Division, as well as supervising the Detective Division, Vice and Narcotics Division, Evidence, Crime Scene Technicians, Violent Crimes Task Force, Internet Crimes agains Children and the Sex Offender Registry.
Completed the Arkansas Leader, a prestigious program presented by the Federal Bureau of Investigation/University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Completed the Chief Executive Leadership Training for Chief of Police at Southern Police Institute of University of Louisville.
Completed the Police Chief Executive Development Course at the Federal Bureau of Investigation/UALR. Promoted to Assistant Chief.
Promoted to Chief of Police.
Maintains professional associations with the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), the Arkansas Association of Chiefs of Police (AACP) and the Arkansas Polygraph Association.
Joined the Pine Bluff Police Department and was assigned to the Patrol Division upon completing training at the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy
Assigned to the Bike Patrol division where he learned community interaction and face to face community policing, how important it is to have the relationship of Police and Community friendliness and presence in the Community
Assigned to the Office of Professional Standards where he learned to investigate officers’ behavior as well as department policies more in depth, not just to cover the department but to make sure civil liberties of the Police Department and the City of Pine Bluff and Citizens are carried out
Assigned to Detective Division where he investigated cases, analyzed data and statistics to identify crime patterns and trends in the City and how to combat crime
Graduated from Reid Advanced Interview & Interrogation School
Graduated from Advanced Homicide Investigation School-Louisville, KY
Promoted to Sergeant, assigned to Patrol Division
Promoted to Lieutenant, assigned to Patrol Division
Promoted to Captain in the Patrol Division
Promoted to Deputy Chief assigned to Patrol DIvision
Graduated from Administrative Officers Course-Southern Police Institute Louisville, KY
Graduated from Chief Executive Leadership School-Louisville, KY
Promoted to Assistant Chief
Billy C. Elliott
Shirley A. Warrior
Denise D. Richardson