Rockwood Police Chief Bill Stinnett, 60, lifelong resident of Rockwood, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022, unexpected but peacefully at his home from apparent natural causes.

He was born May 2, 1962, in Rockwood and was U.S. Army Veteran. Chief Stinnett’s 37 years of service in Law Enforcement began when he became a Patrolman at Rockwood Police Department in 1985. In addition to serving as a Patrolman, he served as Sergeant, Investigator, Assistant Chief, and for the last several years as Chief of Police, all at the Rockwood Police Department.

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