Family, friends and co-workers of Darrell Spells, Hackett’s Police Chief,
Spells announced his resignation on Thursday, June 20, and stated his tenure would end on June 29, 2019.
“I have been blessed with an opportunity to achieve a career goal I set for myself long ago and, through much prayer and discussion, my wife and I made the decision to take advantage of this opportunity.”
Spells will be transitioning to the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy as a training instructor.
“They’ve treated me like a king,” stated Spells. “I have nothing but good things to say about the City of Hackett.” He admitted that he has mixed emotions about the move, adding that, “I’m sad to be leaving, but I’m excited for the opportunity.”
We wish Spells all the best in his future endeavors, and join others in thanking him for his dedication to the community.