Springfield Police Lieutenant William Watkins Retires after 39 Years

Springfield Police Lieutenant William Watkins Retires after 39 Years

Springfield Police Lieutenant William Watkins Retires after 39 Years

SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – After 39 years of service to the community of Springfield,  Lieutenant William Watkins has officially retired from the Springfield Police Department.

During his career with the department, Watkins served as a detective and lieutenant over the Patrol and Detective Divisions. During his most recent assignment, he served as the Community Relations Lieutenant in addition to his daily police duties. Watkins also served as the Law Enforcement Liaison and Coordinator for Crime Stoppers of Robertson County.

Prior to his service to the Springfield Police Department, Watkins was employed by the Berry Hill Police Department and the Robertson County Sheriff’s Office.

“We would like to thank him for his many years of loyal and dedicated service and contributions to the Springfield Police Department and the citizens of Springfield,” said Police Chief Jason Head.

“Working with William Watkins has been a true pleasure. He is a man of integrity with love and concern for the community, he will be missed.” Jim Ball Smokey Barn News