In a special meeting by the Hartford City Council on November 26, members voted to give Mayor Larry Hall the authority to hire Joey Bolin as Chief of Police.
The vote comes as former Chief, Keith Dedmon resigned after accepting a position with the Arkansas Department of Agriculture.
The city expressed tremendous gratitude towards Dedmon for his years of dedicated work to the city and community.
Bolin has served in Scott County, and most recently with the Mansfield Police Department. He assumed the role of his new position on Wednesday, November 27.