Tipton to seek re-election

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Garland Tipton

Garland Tipton announced plans to seek re-election for a third term as Craighead County Eastern District Chief Deputy.

"I have enjoyed serving as your Chief Deputy Sheriff for Eastern Craighead County," Tipton said. "With your support, I will continue to work hard and try to serve the citizens of Craighead County.

"As many of you know, if you need anything, all you have to do is let me know. In the past four years I have had the chance of meeting people whom I did not know and hope to meet more in the coming years," Tipton said.

Tipton has a total of 20 years of law enforcement experience. He served four years as the chief of police for the City of Caraway; three years as Monette Police Chief; and 10 years as a Craighead County Deputy Sheriff with four years as Craighead County Eastern District Chief Deputy.

"I have been married 34 years to my wonderful wife, Sue. We have two children, Renee Chamness of Lake City and Mitchell Tipton of Caraway," Tipton said.

He is a member of Rowe's Chapel Baptist Church.

"In closing, I want to thank everyone for the support and the honor of being your Craighead County Eastern District Chief Deputy," Tipton said.

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