Jamie Fields: police officer, trendsetter, role model

Denise Nemec/Special to Enterprise-Leader
Recently retired Deputy Chief Jamie Fields, who worked as a police officer and administrator with the Fayetteville Police Department for more than 29 years, from 1994 to 2023, stands outside her favorite coffee shop, Jammin' Java, in early January. She said she missed being near it when the police department moved from just off the downtown square to its new facility on Stephen Carr Memorial Boulevard.
Denise Nemec/Special to Enterprise-Leader Recently retired Deputy Chief Jamie Fields, who worked as a police officer and administrator with the Fayetteville Police Department for more than 29 years, from 1994 to 2023, stands outside her favorite coffee shop, Jammin' Java, in early January. She said she missed being near it when the police department moved from just off the downtown square to its new facility on Stephen Carr Memorial Boulevard.

FAYETTEVILLE -- As 2023 wound down, the city of Fayetteville watched its first female deputy chief of police, Jamie Fields of Prairie Grove, work her last day after four years and two months in the position.