Mansfield Police Chief Announces Plan to Retire


On Thursday, February 21, Mansfield Police Chief Boyd Farmer announced his plans to retire.

Farmer has served the City of Mansfield for the past 16 years. His announcement at the city council meeting was, according to Farmer, “bittersweet.”

“I have really enjoyed it,” stated Farmer. “I have enjoyed helping the citizens and working with all of y’all (the council).”

There is a retirement party planned for Farmer on March 16 at the Mansfield Senior Center from 5-7 p.m.

Farmers last day will be March 31.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

2 Replies to “Mansfield Police Chief Announces Plan to Retire”

  1. Debra Morgan says:

    No words could ever express how much this family loves you ! You brought me out of a time in my life that was bad and couldn’t have done it without you ! You have went above and beyond for so many people ! Congratulations on your retirement you will forever be missed ! ❤️

  2. Earlene Moore says:

    Hes a good addition to the town of Mansfield. Sad to see him go. My daughter really have enjoyed what hes done for her and showing a man in Police unuform is there to serve and protect. Congrats on u can be there for ur Redeo famed grandson cowboy stuff. U will always be Chief to us.

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