The Chief of Police works under the direction of the Mayor. The Chief of Police is responsible for the police department's daily working operations. At this time there are 48 police officers and 10 civilians that fall under the direction of the Chief of Police.
Chief Stovall began working for the Paragould Police Department in 1990. Since joining, Todd has worked in Patrol, Criminal Investigations, and Administration. Todd is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard. Todd is a member and current President of the Arkansas Association of Chiefs of Police, where he serves on their Executive Board.