Tontitown Mayor Terminates Police Chief
TONTITOWN (KFSM)- The mayor of Tontitown has terminated the city’s police chief, according to former Police Chief Kris Arthur.
Arthur said Mayor Paul Colvin, who was sworn in on Jan. 1, asked him to resign on Friday (Jan. 9) and when he refused, Colvin terminated him.
Arthur said he was not given a cause for his termination. To read the termination documents given to Arthur, click here.
The documents state the mayor has the power to appoint and remove all department heads.
Arthur said he plans to appeals Colvin’s decision at the next City Council meeting.