Texarkana Arkansas Police Name Chattaway Interim Chief

Texarkana, Arkansas welcomes a new interim police chief, with Ed Chattaway stepping into the role as of May 3rd.
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Texarkana, Arkansas welcomes a new interim police chief, with Ed Chattaway stepping into the role as of May 3rd. After nearly half a century in Texarkana, Chattaway brings a wealth of local experience, having called this city home for almost 50 years alongside his wife, Kellie, with whom he’s shared 16 years of marriage and raised a family.

With close to three decades of service within the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department, Chattaway’s journey has seen him traverse various roles, earning him a solid reputation within the community and deep respect within the department itself. City leaders express confidence in his capabilities, citing his longstanding ties to Texarkana and his proven track record.

City Manager Robert Thompson voices his trust in Chattaway’s leadership abilities, emphasizing the belief that he will guide the department with skill and dedication. For Chattaway, this opportunity represents more than just a professional milestone; it’s a chance to lead a force that he considers akin to family, having been a part of its fabric for nearly 30 years. He eagerly anticipates the challenges and responsibilities that lie ahead, expressing enthusiasm for the chance to steer the department towards continued success.