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Saline Co. Quorum Court Elects New Sheriff

Quorum court members voted to elect Cleve Barfield by a unanimous 13 to 0 vote.
SALINE COUNTY, AR -- The Saline County Quorum Court has chosen the county's next sheriff to replace embattled Sheriff Bruce Pennington.

Quorum court members voted to elect Cleve Barfield by a unanimous 13 to 0 vote.

Barfield worked with the Arkansas State Police in southeast Arkansas for 32 years before moving to Saline County for a promotion to captain in the Criminal Investigation Division in 2005. He retired from the state police in June 2012.

According to Barfield's resume, he is 62 years old and a native of Little Rock.

Pennington is set to retire on Oct. 1.

Barfield's resume is attached above.
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