Leachville police chief resigns

(Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT)

LEACHVILLE, AR (KAIT) - The police chief for the Leachville Police Department has resigned.

Joni Isbell, the former police chief, told Region 8 News that she had resigned the post.

Isbell gave the following statement to Region 8 News on the reason for her registration:

"Due to the current situation with an officer suspended, I don't feel like I was able to perform my job in the best interest to the city of Leachville. I felt like my hands were tied when it came to making decisions as a leader of the department."

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