Telecommunicator, Professional Staff Member and Officer of the Year

2022 Telecommunicator of the Year

Andrew RowanAndy Rowan 2

Andrew (“Andy”) was selected as the 2022 Telecommunicator of the Year. Andrew has worked with our Emergency Communications Center since 2019 and is assigned to evening shift. He is currently a Communications Training Officer (CTO) and is on the communications center Standard Operating Procedure Committee which meets once a month to ensure the best practice is in place. Andrew is always willing to help, stay over or come in early to cover shifts, and support his peers within the center. Andrew is a part of the 9-1-1 education for kids program and holds multiple training certificates specific to Emergency Communications.

2022 Professional Staff Member of the Year

Tiffany StegallTiffany Stegall records super

Tiffany was selected as the 2022 Professional Staff Member of the Year.  Tiffany is our Records Division Supervisor and has been with the City since 2013. She is responsible for oversight of all records releases to include researching and proof-reading every police report for the City of Bentonville Police Department for accuracy and quality assurance. She coordinates with the public, media, and external legal representatives to ensure equal access to police reports and court-related documents. Tiffany is also active in our community and volunteers with the annual Fraternal Order of Police Shop with a Cop program that benefits children during Christmas. This is the second time Tiffany has been recognized by her peers having received the Professional Staff Member award in 2018. In her off time she enjoys hiking, camping and spending time with her family.

2022 Police Officer of the Year

Sean HardingSean Harding Cpl copy

Sean was selected as the 2022 Officer of the Year. Sean was born and raised in Northwest Arkansas. He has been employed with the Bentonville Police Department since 2018 and is assigned evening shift Patrol Division. Prior to working for the Bentonville Police Department, Sean worked for the Lowell Police Department from 2015 to 2018. Sean is a Field Training Officer as well as an ALERRT instructor for various active shooter training courses. Sean’s wife, Monica, is a teacher and they have a two year old golden retriever named Duke.