Jan 12

Morgan Abernathy - 2015

Posted on January 12, 2017 at 2:24 PM by Cindy Horlick

Officer Morgan Abernathy is the recipient of the 2015 City Attorney Justice Award, who began her career at the Springdale Police Department in July, 2013.  Officer Abernathy has served on the Crime Suppression Unit and as a Drug Recognition Expert.  She obtained a degree in criminal justice from Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Arkansas.

Morgan Abernathy
Dec 15

John Mackey - 2014

Posted on December 15, 2016 at 2:20 PM by Andrea May

Officer John Mackey is the recipient of the 2014 City Attorney Justice Award.  Officer Mackey began his career with the Springdale Police Department in February of 2011.  Since that time, Officer Mackey has displayed a strong work ethic and good attitude.  In May of 2012, Officer Mackey obtained the highest overall score in the Rookies Class for the Springdale Police Department.  The professionalism that Officer Mackey exhibits in the way he handles his cases, from the time he takes his report to the time the case is closed, makes Officer Mackey a great asset to the Springdale Police Department and to the citizens of Springdale.

John Mackey
Dec 15

Angela Barrios & John Parnell - 2013

Posted on December 15, 2016 at 2:20 PM by Andrea May

Officer John Parnell is the recipient of the 2013 City Attorney Justice Award. Officer Parnell, began his career at the Springdale Police Department in 2004.  In February, 2012, the Springdale Police Department began a warrants division at which time Officer Parnell was appointed as Warrants Officer.  In 2012, when he began as Warrants Officer, Parnell served 1,329 warrants, many of which were warrants issued by the City Attorney's Office.  Also, Officer Parnell, with the assistance of the City Attorney's Office, was instrumental in collecting outstanding fines and court costs on 135 Failure to Pay Fines and Court Costs warrants.

Angela Barrios was also given special recognition by the City Attorney's Office.  Angela has been with the Springdale Police Department since 1988, when she began as a dispatcher.  She is the ACIC Terminal Agency Coordinator for the Springdale Police Department and works alongside Officer Parnell in the Warrants Division. 

Angela Barrios and John Parnell