BNPD’S Gibson honored for 20 years of service
The city of Benton honored Michelle Gibson during the August regularly scheduled city council meeting with a 20-year service award.
A Benton native, Gibson graduated from Harmony Grove High School before attending Ouachita Technical College.
After college, Gibson began her career with the Benton Police Department with a position in the records division in 1999. She transferred to the office of the chief of police in 2005. She currently serves as secretary for Chief Scotty Hodges.
Gibson also works as an advocate for Saline County Safe Haven, a domestic violence organization that promotes and provides services for victims of domestic violence in the community. Gibson began her work as an advocate in 2012.
She is also a Super Star Consultant for Scentsy as well.
Gibson’s hobbies include reading, traveling, flea markets and spending time with her friends and family.
Benton Mayor Tom Farmer, left, presents Michelle Gibson with an award for her 20 years of service to the Benton Police Department. Also pictured is Police Chief Scotty Hodges.