Jefferson City Police Department

  • Agency: Jefferson City Police Department
  • Address: 100 City Center Drive, Jefferson City, 37760 TN
  • Chief: William H Clark Jr (Chief of Police)

Jefferson City Police Department is located at 100 City Center Drive, Jefferson City, 37760 TN. The Chief of Police of the department is William H Clark Jr. The Jefferson City Police Department phone number is 865-475-2002.

Jefferson City Police Department News

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Prayers and Support to the family of Officer Scotty Hamilton and Pikeville, KY Police Department EOW: March 13, 2018

Suspects Arrested After Fleeing Traffic Stop, Crashing March 12, 2018 At approximately 2:47 PM, K-9 PO Ty Hager stopped a Toyota passenger car at TVA Credit Union after he observed it operate recklessly through the Walmart parking lot. While checking the driver’s license the car suddenly sped away. Moments later, PO Hager located the vehicle on Black Oak Rd. after it had crashed. He did, however, notice a male fleeing through a field and gave chase where he ultimately took the male into custody after deploying a taser. The driver was identified as William F. Luttrell Jr., 26, of Morristown. He was arrested and charged with felony evading arrest, DUI, unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, escape and driving on a revoked license. A brief time later, the passenger, Xavier J. Newman, 25, of Morristown, was taken into custody in a wooded area near the scene after a Jefferson County Sheriff’s K-9 team conducted a track. He was charged with evading arrest and unlawful possession of a weapon. While at the police department Luttrell attempted to escape but was unsuccessful. Both the driver and passenger were transported to the justice center.

Hiring Announcement- Entry Level Police Officer The Jefferson City Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of entry level police officer. Applications will be available February 26- March 9, 2018 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM at the police department. If you would like to receive an application by email or fax please call the police department at 865-475-2002. All applications must be received no later than 4:30 PM on March 9, 2018. Applications may be returned via mail, electronic mail or fax. PLEASE submit a resume along with the application; NO certificates please. Once applications are received a testing date will be scheduled. The JCPD offers a competitive benefit package which includes individual medical insurance at no cost to the employee, TCRS retirement (25 years of service at 55 years of age) at no cost to the employee, life insurance at no cost, paid holidays and free dental and vision plan to the individual employee. The starting salary for a certified officer is approximately $33,000 annually (not including holiday pay and overtime) with the possibility of an increase depending upon the applicant’s experience, education and training. All entry level officers receive a 3% pay increase upon successful completion of the specified probationary period. Uniforms and essential equipment are furnished. Upon successful completion of the probationary period, officers will be issued a take home vehicle in accordance to JCPD General Orders. Requirements MUST be POST certified or have attended a POST certified law enforcement training academy and can become certified; Must be 21 years of age, possess a valid Tennessee drivers license, be able to pass an extensive background investigation, be able to successfully pass a medical and psychological exam, pass a drug screen, must be physically fit, never have been discharged under dishonorable conditions from any branch of service, high school graduate or equivalent, be of good morale character and never have been convicted of a felony, MUST agree to submit to a polygraph and/or voice stress analysis test, MUST successfully complete the JCPD field training program and probationary period. Preferred Qualifications • Honorable military service • An Associates Degree or greater • POST certified police officer in Tennessee or certified through another state recognized by TN. *** Applicants will receive veteran’s preference points, points for law enforcement experience/certification and post secondary education (if applicable) Applications will be available at the: Jefferson City Police Department 100 City Center Dr. Jefferson City, TN 37760 (865) 475-2002 Jefferson City, Tennessee is an equal opportunity employer subject to local, state and federal laws including the Fair Labor Standards Act, EEOC standards, Americans with Disabilities Act, and the personnel policy of the City of Jefferson City.

Stolen Car Recovered after Pursuit, Suspects Apprehended February 20, 2018 At approximately 930 AM JCPD officers responded to the Hamblen County line in search of a stolen vehicle. Hamblen County authorities notified JCPD regarding the possible whereabouts of a vehicle taken from a residence on Kidwell Ridge. While on 11E Cpl. Monte Bowen noticed the vehicle in question traveling west. He and Cpl. Joe Reff attempted to catch up with the car as it turned onto Odyssey Rd. The officers eventually located the suspects walking away from the car at the intersection of Massey and Franklin. Both were taken into custody without incident and released to Hamblen County Sheriff’s deputies.