Chief Howell has worked in law enforcement for more than 20 years. He has been employed with the Smithfield Police Department since November of 1992. Since being promoted to Chief, he has striven to enhance himself so that he may better serve and help someone else. He strives to be a positive role model for fellow officers and citizens alike.
In his off-time he enjoys a variety of outdoor activities.
"A positive attitude can often offset the effects of negative situations. Always look for the positive. It may not be that hard to find if you stay focused on the goals and dreams."