Texarkana Arkanasas Police Department

First Female TAPD Chief of Police Announced – Kristi Bennett
It is official! Yesterday, March 29, 2021, Interim Kristi Bennett of the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department was promoted to the position of Chief of Police. Chief Bennett will be the department's first female chief replacing her predecessor, Chief Robert Harrison, of 31 years. She holds a master’s degree from Southern Arkansas University and has served as the Interim since September 1, 2020. Rea