Helena West Helena Announces New Police Chief

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Helena West Helena has a new chief of police. Former Memphis Police officer James Patrick Smith has been named to command the Arkansas town’s police force. He replaces Chief Virgil Green.

Chief Smith is a 20-year veteran of MPD, who worked several departments, including Homicide, Organized Crime Unit, and the DEA task force.

The move means Smith is returning to his hometown; he graduated Helena West Helena Central High School.

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