Camden Police Department

  • Agency: Camden Police Department
  • Address: 119 W Main St, Camden, 38320 TN
  • Chief: George A Smith (Chief of Police)
Phone: (731)584-4622
Fax: 731-584-3858

Camden Police Department is located at 119 W Main St, Camden, 38320 TN. The Chief of Police of the department is George A Smith. The Camden Police Department phone number is (731)584-4622.

Camden Police Department News

We are working a case that we need the public's help to identify the subject involved. Please either comment or send us a private message if you can help out with a name or any other information on this subject. Thank you and please share.

We are currently having several complaints over the last few months of counterfeit money, especially $20 bills. Please check your money when you receive change or accept money from anyone. If you think it is counterfeit, ask for a manager. If you have received any counterfeit money, please bring it to the police department so that it can be turned over to the Department of Treasury and it will be out of circulation.

**Found Safe ** Thank you everyone for sharing.

Thanks to everyone who came by the Camden Police Department to dispose of their unused or expired Prescription Drugs and Medications on "National Prescription Drug Take Back Day." In case you couldn't get by today keep in mind that we have a Dropbox in the Police Department Lobby at 119 West Main Street where you can dispose of unused medications and Prescription Drugs at anytime. If you have questions call us at 731-584-4622.

Tomorrow is the big day! It is going to be pretty cold but the good thing is, you don't even have to leave the comfort of your car. Just pull up in the parking lot and we will take them for you. We will be in the parking lot from 10 AM - 2 PM. Come by and see us!

Did you know 55% of Tennesseans using prescription drugs recreationally got them from a family member or friend? Help protect your loved ones. Drop off your unwanted or expired prescription or over the counter medications on Saturday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of the Camden Police Department at 119 W. Main St.

Please share and help us get the word out about this event. Also, there is a secure box in the lobby of the Camden Police Department that you can drop off old medication anytime you need to.

We will be set up in the parking lot of the Camden Police Department Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 10 am-2pm. Come by and drop off your old or unwanted medication. You can just pull through the parking lot and not even get out of your car. This is a semi-annual event to help dispose of old or unwanted medication safely. Please help spread the word about safely disposing of medication. There is also a permanent drop off box in the Camden Police Department lobby open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day for your convenience. If you unable to come by the Take Back event and you need an officer to come by your house to collect your medication, please call us at 731-584-4622 to arrange a pick-up of your medication.

**Funeral arrangements are as follows: Funeral Services will be held on Monday, October 16 at 2 PM at Stockdale Malin Funeral Home Chapel in Big Sandy TN. Burial will follow in Benton Memory Gardens. Visitation with the Wright family will be Sunday, October 15 from 5-8 pm. It is with our deepest sorrow that we announce the passing of former Benton County Sheriff and Big Sandy Police Chief Gill Wright. He served our county for 34 years. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date. Please keep the family in your thoughts and prayers.

RIP Sonny Melton

Heather Melton as she appeared this morning on the NBC Today Show speaking about the Shooting in Las Vegas which claimed the life of her husband, Sonny Melton. Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the entire Melton Family.

The City of Camden is accepting applications from qualified persons for a Dispatcher position and a Patrol position for the Camden Police Department. Application forms may be obtained at the Camden City Hall located at 110 Highway 641 South between the hours of 8 am - 4 pm, Monday thru Friday. Basic qualifications for the Dispatcher position include, but are not limited to: 1) Be at least 18 years of age 2) Be a citizen of the United States 3) Have a High School diploma or equivalent 4) Have no felony convictions 5) Be willing to work all shifts 6) Attend training as required 7) Prior experience with computer operations desirable 8) Be of good moral character Basic qualifications for the Patrol position include, but are not limited to: 1) Be at least 21 years of age 2) Be a citizen of the United States 3) Have a High School diploma or equivalent 4) Have no felony convictions 5) Be willing to work all shifts 6) Attend training as required 7) P.O.S.T. certified with 2 years’ experience 8) Be of good moral character

Please see the following information on an upcoming Drive-through Flu Vaccination Clinic On Tuesday, October 17, 2017.

The Camden Police Department would like to say thank you to Barry Peterman and Max Steel for repairing a piece of gym equipment for our agency.

**Cancel this post. Suspect and vehicle have been found. Suspect is in custody. Thank you all for your help. ** We need your help to locate a stolen car and the subject that stole it. It was stolen today around 10:30 a.m. from the Cash Saver parking lot with the keys inside it. It is a 2001 dark green Subaru Legacy 4 door with TN tag 5F88K8. The suspect is Dakota Hammen. 23 yrs old, white male, 6'4", 230 lbs, Last seen wearing bright green shorts, dark colored tshirt, and black or dark blue hat. Attached are pictures of Dakota Hammen taken today at Cash Savers. If you have any information, please contact the Camden Police Department at 731-584-4622. Thank you and please share.

Please everyone watch and share this video. It is directly from TBI about phone scams.