Savannah Police Department

  • Agency: Savannah Police Department
  • Address: 80 King St, Savannah, 38372 TN
  • Chief: Donald Derr (Chief of Police)
Phone: 731-925-4989

Savannah Police Department is located at 80 King St, Savannah, 38372 TN. The Chief of Police of the department is Donald Derr. The Savannah Police Department phone number is 731-925-4989.

Savannah Police Department News

We are proud to partner with Digital Ally to provide new high definition body cameras for all of our patrol officers. This new initiative will ensure that SPD is providing the best possible level of professionalism to the residents of Savannah.

Update: We are being told that she has been located.

Spring drug take back day 2018 is underway. Remember, don’t be an accidental drug dealer! Dispose of your unwanted or old medications the proper way. Come to the police department and recycle them properly. Don’t let them get in the water system! We are proud to partner with Count It! Lock It! Drop It!

We will be at the police department tomorrow 10-2 collecting unused and unneeded medications for safe disposal. Please don’t become an accidental drug dealer. Dispose of medication the proper way.

On 1/11/18, Savannah patrol officers responded to Jones Motor Company and Bradley’s Pawn and Gun in reference to thefts and vandalism at both businesses. JMC also reported a truck stolen from their lot. The vehicle was recovered in Alcorn County, MS on 1/15/18 and was subsequently process for evidence. Based on this and video evidence from the scene, Detective Timmy Keen has secured warrants for the arrest of Nathan Browen Mills for the above referenced offenses. Mr. Mills was booked into Hardin County Correctional Facility on Friday 4/20/18. Mills faces charges of two counts of theft of property under $1,000, two counts of burglary, one count of vandalism under $1,000, two counts of criminal attempt to commit theft over $2,500, and one count of theft of property over $10,000.

For immediate release: Multijurisdictional search warrant nets stolen property and narcotics On 4/18/2018, Officers from the Savannah Police Department, Hardin County Sheriff Department, and 24th Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 90 Park Street in Savannah, TN. During the course of the investigation led by Sergeant Detective TJ Barker, information was received that stolen property from burglaries recently reported to SPD and illegal narcotics were located inside the residence. A search warrant was granted for the residence, and officers executed the warrant at approximately 1 pm. Arrested as a result of this investigation were Casey Johnson, 35, Thomas Karr, 28, and Samantha Brown, 27 all of Savannah, TN. Johnson faces charges of theft of property under $1,000 and two counts of burglary. Karr faces a charge of theft of property under $1,000. Brown and Johnson also face charges of possession of schedule II narcotics with intent to resale and possession of drug paraphernalia. Multiple items of stolen property were recovered and additional charges could stem from this investigation. All property recovered is being inventoried and the owners will be contacted by detectives shortly.

Please see the attached press release regarding the spring drug take back day. Remember, you can always dispose of unused or unwanted medications in the lobby of the police department by utlizing our drug take back box. Don't be an accidental drug dealer, dispose of your medications properly!

Please the attached notice. While we are certainly happy that the roadwork on Pickwick Street seems to be nearing an end, this will undoubtedly cause delays for everyone tomorrow. Please use side streets or Florence and Water if you need to navigate around this area.

We are proud to partner with WRAP!

Update: the utility work in this area is now complete. Thank you for your patience. Savannah Utilities is doing some underground work near city hall. If you can avoid Main and Wayne for the next 30 minutes or so, please do. We advise using Hanna and Water streets if possible until this construction is done.,%20TN&whichForm=vehicle&searchPg=Main We have several seized and surplus vehicles for sale on

Our friends at the Fire Department are still busy installing smoke detectors. They installed 114 in the month of March. If you live in the city limits and you don't have a smoke detector, PLEASE contact the Fire Department ASAP and schedule to have one installed. Don't wait! There is no cost, and it might save your life! Savannah Fire can be contacted 925-3475. For those outside the city limits, please contact Hardin County Fire at 731-925-6178.

Chief Pitts is proud to announce that he has selected Sergeant Allen Snelling to be promoted to Captain effective today. Captain Snelling takes over for Captain Terry Hosea, who retired in December. Captain Snelling has 25 years of experience in law enforcement, and has been a Sergeant with SPD for 16 years. Captain Snelling will serve as second in command, and will oversee patrol operations within the department. Congratulations to Captain Snelling!

Our friends over at the Utility Department are taking applications for an Account Clerk I position. If interested, contact City Hall for details.

Heads up! Several of our officers are participating in the Hardin County Dancing With The Stars this year, and their team is raising money for the center. All proceeds go to the Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse. If you would like to help them out, please come by the PD and ask for Officer Justin Barker, Officer Wesley Murphy, or Sergeant Detective TJ Barker. If you don't wish to support this team, find a team you do support and let's help fund this amazing Center that helps victims of child abuse, and works along side us to ensure that perpetrators of these horrible crimes are convicted.

From our friends over at TWRA.

A PSA from our friends at Hardin County Schools for March 1, 2018: NO SCHOOL THURSDAY // Due to excessive flooding and hazardous road conditions in various areas of our communities, all Hardin County Schools (TN) are CLOSED today. Thank You.

Please be weather aware. Remember, turn around, don't drown.

Be weather aware as this storm moves into our area! We currently have 7 vehicles for sale through All vehicles are located at SPD headquarters at 80 King Street and are available for inspection prior to bidding by appointment only. Thanks

We are currently assisting SFD with a structure fire at Aspen Apartments on Cumberland Street. Please use caution or avoid this area if possible.

Update: all roadways are open and traffic is flowing as usual at this time. PLEASE BE ADVISED! Pickwick road from Eureka Street to Higgins Drive is closed currently due to a gas leak. All traffic is being diverted around Florence Road at this time. This will understandably disrupt school traffic. Please use patience and caution when in this area. Update: All traffic will be diverted north to Eureka Street upon exiting of the middle school/Parris South exit on Pickwick Street. Please see this video from our friends over at the Tennessee Highway Patrol. As you prepare for your Super Bowl party and celebration this weekend, remember to celebrate responsibility and plan to have a designated driver. Savannah patrol officers will be out looking for impaired drivers inside the city limits to protect everyone on our roadways. Remember, if you must call in to work on Monday because you celebrated a bit too much during the Super Bowl, don't make it a collect call from the Hardin County Correctional Facility.

Due to continued hazardous driving conditions on many of our roads, all Hardin County schools will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 19. Enjoy another long weekend and come back refreshed and ready to work on Monday.