The Springdale Rotary Club will be hearing from Springdale Police Officer, Morris Irvin. Morris is from Hope, AR and began career path with the Air Force. After service, I began police career in 1995 in Hope. He has been assigned to patrol division, school resource officer, and detective bureau. He served as Chief of Police in Prescott, AR from 2001 till 2006. The highlight of his career came in 2006 when he accepted a position with Department of State and deployed to the region of KOSOVO following the Balkan Wars (fall of Yugoslavia). He was seconded to United Nations serving as Head of War Crimes Unit Eastern Europe till 2009 were he met his wife Sebahate.
In 2009, He and his family returned to the United States and chose Springdale as their home. He continued his career in law enforcement with Springdale Police. He was assigned to K9 and attached with the criminal interdiction/narcotic team with focus on federal and state highways. He is still assigned to K9 division with his second K9 partner working intercity interdiction and support officer.