City of Racine – Today Racine Mayor Cory Mason proclaimed March 31, 2021, Police Chief Art Howell Day in the City of Racine as a way to thank him for his service, honor his commitment to the community, and wish him well in retirement.
“Police Chief Howell has been a transformational leader for the City of Racine. We are a safer and more interconnected community because of Chief Howell’s leadership of the Racine Police Department. The Chief has always taken a progressive approach to policing. He focuses on prevention, innovation, community engagement, and partnership building, and because of that he and his department have built trust and support in the community. It is an honor to have been Mayor while he was Chief and I am proud to proclaim today, March 31, 2021, as Police Chief Art Howell Day in the City of Racine. On behalf of the City, I thank Chief Howell for his service. He will be missed, but we wish him the best in retirement,” said Mayor Cory Mason.