Pocahontas Mayor Keith Sutton was honored to receive the Mayor of the Year Award from the Arkansas Association of Chiefs of Police.

Chief David Edington and Trason Johnson attended the awards ceremony with Mayor Sutton.

The AACP is a non-profit organization of chiefs of police from Arkansas who recognize the importance of having proven, effective leaders in law enforcement today.

The AACP continually works toward enhancing the knowledge and skills of police executives so that they can effectively meet the growing demand of providing the best possible law enforcement available today.

The mission of the AACP is to promote and advance the science of police administration and crime prevention; to develop and disseminate professional administrative practices; foster police cooperation; and exchange information and experiences throughout the state.