The Administrative staff members consist of employees who manage the "business" side of the Sheriff's Office. They assist the Sheriff by recommending agency policies and ensuring that all component parts of the Sheriff’s Office coordinate their activities in order to promote greater efficiency in accomplishing the objectives of the Sheriff’s Office.
In addition to operational responsibilities, they have daily contact with members of the public in the office and by phone.
Sheriff Kevin Molder
Sheriff Kevin Molder was elected in 2016 and took office on January 1, 2017. The Poinsett County Sheriff is an elected position and is the Chief Law Enforcement Officer of the county. He is responsible for planning, organizing and directing activities at the Poinsett County Sheriff's Office and Detention Center.
Sheriff Molder started his career in law enforcement as a Detention Officer in 1994. He has remained in law enforcement for over twenty-eight years. He served over two years at the Harrisburg Police Department where he was a patrol officer. He was an instructor for four years at the Law Enforcement Training Academy in Pocahontas. He has been employed at the Poinsett County Sheriff's Office for over 16 years where he was a deputy, patrol sergeant, chief deputy, and now serving as sheriff.
Sheriff Molder graduated from the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy in 1995. He currently holds a Senior certificate with the Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training. He has an Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice from Black River Technical College, a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and a Master of Arts degree in Criminal Justice, both from Arkansas State University.