Ozark Names Interim Police Chief

The city of Ozark has announced their interim police chief after current Chief Tim Clothier announced he would be stepping down to take over in another city.

Deputy Chief Justin Arnold will be interim Chief of Police while the city seeks a permanent chief.

Clothier previously announced that he would be leaving Ozark to take the Chief’s position in O’Fallon, Missouri.

Deputy Chief Arnold has been a member of the Ozark department since 2005. He has been a DEA Task Force Officer, Support Services Division Commander and was promoted in November 2015 to Deputy Chief.

Arnold has degrees in criminal justice from Drury University and Lincoln University.

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