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New Police Chief Named for Helena-West Helena, Arkansas http://fun.ly/6y1d

New Police Chief Named for Helena-West Helena, Arkansas http://fun.ly/6y1d

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Honorable James F. Valley
MAYOR - Helena West Helena
P O Box 248
226 Perry Street
Helena-West Helena, 72342
501-291-1735 Phone
800-517-7240 Fax

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Lee Reddix Named Interim Police Chief After Fielder Retires

Lee Reddix

Interim Chief of Police

Helena-WEST HELENA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Retired Army Officer with over 22 years of experience in Public Relations/Training, and over 10 years experience in corrections environment, mainly custody and control in a Maximum Security Facility as a Manager and Executive Staff Member responsible for the overall operations of facility.


 

Lee Reddix joined CCA in 2000 as a Correctional Officer at Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility after a 22-year career with the United States Army/Army Reserves. He was promoted through the ranks at Tallahatchie, earning the responsibilities of serving in capacities such as Case Manager, Unit Manager, Shift Supervisor, Training Manager and Chief of Security. In 2008 he transferred as Chief of Security to Wilkinson County Correctional Facility.

Mr. Reddix's post-secondary and specialty education includes Army-related training as well as corrections-specific training.


 

Experience:

  • Chief of Security, CCA/Wilkinson County Correctional Facility, 2008-2010
  • Chief of Security, CCA/Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, 2007-2008;
  • Training Manager, CCA/Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, 2006-2007;
  • Shift Supervisor, CCA/Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, 2000-2001;
  • Unit Manager, CCA/Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, 2003-2006;
  • Case Manager, CCA/Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, 2003;
  • Senior Correctional Officer, CCA/Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, 2000;
  • Correctional Officer, CCA/Tallahatchie County Correctional Facility, 2000;
  • 22 yrs United States Army (Army Captain) Retired (active and reserve), 1979-2006;
  • Director of Custodial Services, Mississippi Governor's Office of General Services, 1987-1992;
  • Service Writer, Hinds County Department of Maintenance and Logistics, 1993-1995.
  • Personnel Management Officer, Army Reserve Personnel Center, 1995-1997; and

Transportation Coordinator, Delta Area Rural Transit, 1998-2000.

Street DHR 12/27/2010

Street Department Report – 12/27/2010

Department: Street Department

Date: December 17, 2010 – December 23, 2010

Prepared By:
Oscar Hoskins and Earnest Womack

Specific Weekly Activities

Mechanic:

12/17

T Wilson charged battery for street unit # 30

T Wilson changed fuel filter in street unit # 106

12/20

C Smith and C Davis went to landfill to repair sanitation unit # 26 - needs radiator

C Smith put hose on sanitation unit # 28

C smith and C Davis assisted box shop crew by collecting boxes from the Bookstore

T Wilson off

12/21

C Smith removed radiator from sanitation unit # 27

C Smith removed faulty starter from street unit # 30

C smith replaced rear brake lens on sanitation unit – box shop truck

C Smith replaced turn signal on sanitation unit # 100

T Wilson off

12/22

Crews worked ½ day in observance of the Christmas Holiday

C Smith and C Davis hauled dirt from Arkansas St cleanup site

C Smith adjusted brakes on sanitation unit 26

C Davis hauled rocks to Westside school for roadway


 

12/23

Crews off for Christmas Holiday

Potholes:

Checked on pothole at 115 N 9th St – citizen complaint

N 10th St – 5 potholes filled

Anderson St – 4 potholes filled

Art St – 6 potholes filled

Jordan St – 1 pothole filled

Animal Control:

Several dead animals removed from the streets – Stonebrook/ 7th

Delta Fellowship Church – removed raccoon from dumpster – citizen request

Other Activities:

Hard trash routes advanced to accommodate holiday

Crews are collecting seasonal leaf bags and boxes for disposal

Continuous removal of debris from city along designated hard trash routes

Litter pickup and removal along primary routes of travel:

Perry, Porter, Oakland, Sebastian, Plaza, Biscoe, Cherry, Walnut, Quarles Ln.

12/17

Unit #106 – took to Mayville for diagnosis – fuel injector sensors – sensors reset due to power loss

Unit # 106 – changed fuel filter

Womack traveled to Marianna to pick up worm gear for 455 Husqvarna chainsaw @ Discount AG

Washout repair – Stonebrook Rd – used (1) load of bricks and ½ load cold mix

Stonebrook Rd – trimmed hanging storm debris from roadside – citizen complaint

#105 – Damaged power line on Market St – Power Company called and line repaired


 


 


 

12/20

DH meeting

Womack contacted NAPA concerning throttle cable for Sanitation bob-truck; part will be in 12/21

Jackson St – construction debris removed – citizen request

Hill and Hill finished curbing on First and McDonough streets – will check for possible culvert

Paper detail done on Rightor St from Columbia to Walnut

12/21

Paper detail done around picnic area in the Helena River Park

Poplar @ Adams – removed tree limb blocking road – citizen complaint

517 Garland – went to residence to check on tree leaning over house – needs to addressed by land owner

12/22

½ Day – Holiday

Located drain pipe in front of Rev Williams residence – needs to be cleared with the drain blaster

12/23

Off for Holiday

Follow Up Activities:

Repair highway traffic loops at several locations – Oakland @ Valley Dr / Hwy 242 @ 49 /49 @ 49 B – request letter sent to AHTD

Staff Concerns/ Issues:

None at this time

Street Department Gas Log

December 17, 2010 - December

Date Logged By Amount Veh. #

12/17 Oscar (Oshea – Little Rock) 10.4     9

12/20     Oscar    24.9    9

12/21 C Smith 21.7 Dually

12/21    J Huff    20.1    101

12/21    R Smith    25.6    103

12/21    A Stewart    16.4 F-150

12/21    C Holder    19.5     Box Truck

12/ 22     L Driver    17.7    13


 

Total 156.3

Police DHR 11/27/2010

Police (DHR) December 27, 2010

Helena-West Helena Police Department

“We Serve, We Care”

Date: December 16-21, 2010

Reporting Dates: December 27, 2010

Prepared Dates: Office Manager, Records, & Communication

Crime Data

Disturbance: 42

Burglary: 03

Stolen Vehicle: 00

Alarm: 12

Escort: 22

Missing Person: 00

Communication Center

Dispatch / Call Intake

Landline: 1,292

911 Calls: 400

Bond & Fine

$9,763.17

Officers Weekly Gas Usage

$1,498.16

Vehicle Status

Unit 01/ Out of Service/ Motor/Parts on order

Unit 04/ Out of Service/ Transmission

Unit 07/ Out of Service/ Transmission

Unit 12/ Out of Service/ Steering

Unit 13/ Out of Service/ Transmission

Unit 14/ Out of Service/ Accident

Officer Contacts

Tickets: 28

Arrest: 26

Affidavits: 03

Reports: 30

Accident: 05

Building Checks: 516

Officer Response to Citizens/ Contacts: 374

Uniform Patrol Division

Shift 1/ Target Areas (DAY)

10 Citations

24 Disturbances

16 Misdemeanor Arrest

02 Felonies

14 Traffic Stops

125 Building Checks

Shift 2 / Target Areas (Evening)

03Citations

05 Disturbances

02 Misdemeanor Arrest

08 Traffic Stops

113 Building Checks

Shift 3 / Target Areas (Day)

11 Citations

07 Disturbances

06 Misdemeanor Arrest

16 Traffic Stops

158 Building Checks

Shift 4/ Target Areas (Evening)

04 Citations

06 Disturbances

02 Misdemeanor Arrest

11 Traffic Stops

120 Building Checks

Domestic Violence

Staff Concerns/ Advocate

01 Reported Domestic Incident

01 Arrest

01 Victim Contact

Court Observation / Thursday

Victim Assistance: 01(Year to Date: 13)

Tickets Issued for reporting period

DWI: 00(Year to Date: 21)

Suspended D/L: 02

Possession Controlled Substance: 02

Speeding: 11

Seat Belt: 06

Stop Sign Violation: 05

No Insurance: 04

No Vehicle Registration: 04

Specific Weekly Activities

Captain Meeting/ Dec 28

Projects

DWI / Task Force

Drug Awareness / City Schools

Underage Drinking Coalition/ City Schools

Youth Services/ Little Rock

Campus Crime Prevention/ City Schools

Domestic Violence / Task Force

Up and Coming Activities

Teen Court Meeting/ Community Service

Underage Drinking / Billboard Ad

Staff Concerns

Police Staff/ RPS

File Cabinets/ West Side

Uniforms / Officers

Records Dept / Heating System



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WEST HELENA-WEST HELENA WATER DHR 12-27-2010

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Department: WEST HELENA WATER UTILITIES


92 PLAZA

WEST HELENA, ARKANSAS

72390



Date DECEMBER 27, 2010



Prepared by KEN FRATESI (12/22/2010)

WEEK OF _12/15/2010—12/21/2010

117 ALAN REPLACE METER SET

621 GARLAND REPLACE WATER SERVICE AND METER SET

508 KENTUCKY REPLACE WATER SERVICE AND METER SET

125 DORTCH REPAIR WATER MAIN

155 DENNIS AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY LOCATE

CHECK PROBLEM SEWERS

WORK ON CONTROLS AT STAND PIPE

WORK ON PUMP START DENNIS DRIVE

CHECK VACANT ACCOUNTS

DO LOCATES

READ METERS



FuturE Activities:

PAINT STAND PIPE

REHAB CLEARWELL

PURCHASE GENERATOR

SEWER SURVEY

Follow Up Activities:



Staff Concerns/Issues:

VACANT POSITION

HMWS-EAST DHR 12/27/10

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East Water Weekly Report

Weekly Department Report
Date: 12/22/10
Prepared by: Terry McGinister

Specific Weekly Activities 12/16/10 - 12/21/10

Checked lift stations
Arkansas One Call locates
Daily service calls
Completed inventory list at the water plant
Unloaded chemical truck
Checked chlorine booster stations
Checked for sewer stop ups in the system
Repaired water service line on Neil Road
Repaired water service line on Phillips 332 Road (Long Lake Water Assn.)
Weekly reports

Future Weekly Activities
Finish repairs on pump at lift stations #1

Follow up Activities
Finish putting rip rap on levees at the sewer ponds and finish installing by pass hook ups at sewer lift stations #2, #4, and #6

Staff Concerns/Issues
Scheduling classes for all employee license renewal

Monday, December 20, 2010

Fire Department Weekly DHR 12/20/2010

Weekly Department Report

Department-Fire

Date: 12/19/10

Prepared by Chief Reginald Wilson

 

Specific Weekly Activities

East Side Runs

12/14/10 – Sears Lane – Structure Fire (Abandoned House)

12/17/10 – Sears Lane – Structure Fire (Abandoned House)

West Side Runs

12/14/10 – BPS – Alarm

12/16/10 – 46 Christopher Circle – Smoke Scare

12/19/10 – 355 S. Coanza – Smoke Scare

 

Future Activities

Jesse Trainer Goodfellows Basket Delivery – 12/24/10

EVERYONE PLEASE REMEMBER TO SAY A SPECIAL PRAYER FOR LIEUTENANT RYAN SPAKES 14 YEAR OLD SON, NATHAN SPAKES.  HE WAS AIRLIFTED TO THE MED IN MEMPHIS ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2010, AFTER HE WAS INVOLVED IN A SERIOUS 4 WHEELER ACCIDENT. HE HAS UNDERGONE SURGERIES AND THE DOCTORS HAVE CURRENTLY PUT HIM IN A MEDICAL COMA. PRAY, PRAY, PRAY, PRAY FOR NATHANS RECOVERY.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gas Log

F1

12/13/10

12/16/10

 

F-20

F-20

 

20.0

23.0

 

F2

12/16/10

F-2

18.6

F3

 

 

 

#5

 

 

 

#8

12/11/10

12/17/10

Fluker

Starks

24.4

16.1

Gas Cans

 

 

 

Total

 

 

102.10