Chief Deputy Jeremy Bennett
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."-Edmund Burke
Hot Spring County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy, Jeremy Bennett, began his law enforcement career, in the year 2000, and was quickly promoted to Patrol Lieutenant. Since then he has been a Domestic Violence Detective, and Assistant Chief. He furthered his career in law enforcement as an International Police Liaison Officer in Afghanistan, contracting through the State Department’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Division, before returning to Arkansas and serving as a Patrol Deputy until 2010. The Hot Spring County Sheriff’s Department brought Chief Deputy Bennett back to law enforcement from civilian employment in 2012. He was quickly promoted to Chief Deputy for our department.
Chief Deputy Bennett is a member of the Southern States Police Benevolent Association, National Association to Prevent Sexual Abuse of Children, National Child Protection Training Center, National and State Coalition of Domestic Violence and child abuse, Infraguard, Arkansas Drug Recognition Expert Association, Arkansas Tactical Officers Association and Arkansas Narcotics Officers Association
His knowledge, certifications, and training make Chief Deputy Bennett an immense asset to our department. Chief Jeremy Bennett is certified in hostage negotiation, crisis negotiation, drug recognition, and child interviewing for court. He is a certified trainer for drug recognition, Specialized Standardized Field Sobriety, STAR Domestic Violence, and Internet Crimes Against Children.
Chief Deputy Bennett’s specialized training includes Hostage Rescue/High Risk Warrants, SWAT, tactical handgun and rifle expert, Spanish for law enforcement, crime scene investigations, combat first aid, IED/VBIED Detection and Avoidance, and PPCT Defensive Tactics.
We are optimistic about the future of the Hot Spring County Sheriff’s Department under the direction of Sheriff Ed Hollingsworth and Chief Deputy Jeremy Bennett.