Former Mayflower police chief, Billy Paul Baker, no longer allowed in Ark. law enforcement

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    MAYFLOWER, Ark. (KTHV) - The former Mayflower police chief will no longer be allowed to work in law enforcement in the state of Arkansas.

    According to director of the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training (ACLEST) Ken James, Chief Billy Paul Baker was supposed to go before a decertification hearing Thursday to determine whether or not he could remain a police officer in the state of Arkansas, but reached an agreement prior to the hearing.

    James said he signed a consent decree surrendering his ability to be a law enforcement officer in the state of Arkansas. He added that part of the agreement was to not appeal this decision or seek law enforcement office again.

    This agreement does not affect the charge of Tampering with Public Records that he's facing in Faulkner County. He still could get a sentence or a fine if convicted.

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