The Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department has promoted three of its outstanding officers.

Sergeant Jeff Gladden has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Corporal Andy Anthony has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Officer Jeremy Gordon has been promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

Lt. Gladden began his law enforcement career with the Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department in January of 2006. Prior to TAPD, Gladden worked for the Texarkana, Texas Police Department as a Lieutenant and the Wake Village Police Department. Throughout Gladden's law enforcement career he has worked in the Criminal Investigation Division as a detective and as a supervisor. He was the FTO Coordinator for the Texarkana, Texas Police Department as well as a member of the SWAT Team. Gladden has currently been serving as a Sergeant in the patrol division.

Gladden is a Law Enforcement Fitness Specialist and dedicates many hours of his personal time to helping other officers reach their physical fitness goals. He holds an Intermediate Certificate and has received numerous letters of commendation and appreciation.

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Sergeant Andy Anthony began his law enforcement career with the Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department in March of 1998. During his tenure, he has served in the Patrol Division and the Housing Unit of Special Operations Division.

Anthony is a member of the Texarkana, Arkansas Swat Team, Honor Guard, Advisory Board Committee, and is a Field Training Officer. He holds an Advanced Certificate and has received numerous letters of commendation and appreciation.

Sergeant Gordon began his career with Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department in 1998. During his tenure with the Texarkana, Arkansas Police Department, Gordon has served in the; Patrol Division, Crime Suppression Unit of the Special Operations Division, the Housing Unit of Special Operations and in the Criminal Investigation Division where he was a narcotics detective.

Gordon has served as a member of the Texarkana, Arkansas Swat Team and is a Field Training Officer. He holds an Advanced Certificate and has received numerous letters of commendation and appreciation.

Congratulations to these Texarkana, Arkansas Police Officers on their promotions.