Cross-Training Police, Firefighters Rare In Arkansas

Posted: March 9, 2014 at 4 a.m.

FILE PHOTO ANTHONY REYES Derek Crutchfield, left, and Josh Latham, both Tontitown firefighters, test a five-inch hose Feb. 19, 2013, at the Tontitown fire station. Tontitown’s City Council approved last week replacing the Police Department with a Department of Public Safety. The council also wants to add the Tontitown Fire Department to the new department.

Establishing a Department of Public Safety in Tontitown goes against the trend in Arkansas.

By The Numbers (w/logo)

Service Calls

Tontitown Calls for Service


• 20111083276

• 20121084251

• 20131404288

Source: City of Tontitown, Tontitown Area Fire Department

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