Sgt. Hunter Retires

Sgt. Les Hunter

Sergeant Les Hunter joined the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department on August 24th, 1997. Prior to his employment with TAPD, Sgt. Hunter served 1 year with the Nueces County Sheriff’s Department and 6 years with the San Antonio Police Department.

During his tenure with TAPD Sgt. Hunter has worked in the Criminal Investigation Division as detective in both the juvenile and domestic crimes division. Sgt. Hunter wrapped up his career in the Patrol Division as a supervisor.

Sgt. Hunter served TAPD as a Field Training Officer, Law Enforcement Instructor and TAPD DWI grant coordinator. Sgt. Hunter has received numerous letters of commendation and appreciation throughout his career. In 2004 Sgt. Hunter was selected as Officer of the Year.

On May 1st, 2019 Sergeant Les Hunter retired with over 21 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Texarkana, Arkansas.