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Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun May 24, 2020
PHOTO BY: Staci Vandagriff

David Ewing is the new police chief for the Russellville Police Department. He replaces former chief Jeff Humphrey, who retired after 32 years. Ewing has 26 years of law enforcement experience, including 23 with the Russellville Police Department.

Moment is surreal for new Russellville chief

David Ewing went from painting a police station in Alaska to running one in Arkansas. “It has been quite an adventure, for sure, to get to this point,” Ewing said. “I initially took it on as a second job because I was working full time at a grocery store, and [at the department], I was painting, dispatching, [being a] jailer — whatever they needed me to do. “It has been pretty surreal.” On May 1, Ewing was named chief of police for the ... READ MORE

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