Smyrna Police Chief Kevin Arnold is the recipient of the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police 2020 Joe Casey Award.
Arnold began his law enforcement career in 1980 as an officer with the Middle Tennessee State University Police Department. He also served seven years with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Arnold joined the Smyrna Police Department in 1989, was promoted several times and was appointed Chief of the Smyrna Police Department on April 4, 2007.
The award was presented by TACP past president and retired Metro Police Chief Joe Casey. The award is presented annually to honor a police chief who has distinguished himself or herself in the TACP through outstanding character, dedication and work to promote and enhance the professional image of all law enforcement.