Portland Police Department

  • Agency: Portland Police Department
  • Address: 433 N Broadway, Portland, 37148 TN
  • Chief: Robert A West (Chief of Police)
Phone: (615) 325-3434
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Portland Police Department is located at 433 N Broadway, Portland, 37148 TN. The Chief of Police of the department is Robert A West. The Portland Police Department phone number is (615) 325-3434.

Portland Police Department News

Portland ranked #15 and is down from #29 last year.

Update: Jason Sanders was just arrested in the 100 block of North Russell. He was found walking in the area by officers after family members had brought him to the police department to surrender himself and he walked away from them.

Thank you to the Family Career and Community Leaders of America FCCLA, for bringing cookies to our officers today.

IN CUSTODY!!! 2/16/18 Please help us locate Jason Sanders W/M, height 6’1 218 pounds. Warrants are on file for Aggravated Domestic Assault and Kidnapping. Last seen by witnesses on foot in the area of Westland St. Please contact 615-451-3838 with any information.

Thank you to Joanie Neal and Kelly Stephenson for providing lunch to our officers.

On 02/06/18, at approximately 6:45 AM, Portland Police took a report of a vehicle stolen from the 400 block of North Russell Street. The vehicle was discovered, shortly after, by Sumner County Sheriff's Deputies, disabled on Hwy 76. The suspect, Jessee Fleming, 20, of Portland, TN had apparently abandoned the vehicle, and was attempting to steal another vehicle, when a confrontation occurred between Fleming and that vehicle's owner. Fleming fled the scene but was apprehended a short time later by Sheriff's Deputies. Fleming confessed to stealing the first vehicle during an interview with a PPD Detective. Fleming was charged by PPD for theft over $1000, and by SCSO with aggravated assault and burglary. He was transported to the Sumner County Jail where was housed under a $25,000 bond. Additional charges on Fleming are pending.

Stop signs have been placed in response to numerous complaints to the Portland Police Department, the Mayors Office and Board of Alderman regarding speeding in the Lyon Crest Estates Subdivision. Please be aware of the new signs which are located at Lyon Dr. and Caudill Ct. and Lyon Dr. and Wallace Ct..

On 1/23/18, at approximately 2:00 PM, an individual entered the Farmers Bank branch located at 107 North Broadway and demanded money by producing a note, and threatening a firearm. The individual is pictured below. If you recognize him, or have any information, regarding this incident, please contact the Portland Police Department at 615-325-3434, or PM us.

PRESS RELEASE UPDATE 01/12/2018 Homicide Suspect UPDATE: This is to confirm that Homicide Suspect Jason D. Whittemore was killed in an officer involved shooting in Allen County Kentucky. It appears that Whittemore did attempt to enter several homes in Allen County and the Allen County Sheriff’s Office was notified. Upon their arrival Officers confronted Whittemore who did display a weapon toward officers at which time officers did fire on Whittemore who was killed as a result of the incident. Any questions regarding the Officer involved shooting should be directed toward the Allen County Kentucky Sheriff’s Office or the Kentucky State Police who are also investigating the incident. BACKGROUND: On 01 11/2018 the Portland Police Department responded to Smith Rd. in Portland Tennessee to a report of a possible homicide. Upon arrival officers did locate a female victim at that location that was deceased. The Portland Police Department is attempting to locate the following possible suspect as this appears to be domestic related. Jason D. Whittemore W/M 39 years of age Last Known Address: 151 Smith Rd. Portland, TN Believed to be driving a 2004 Chevrolet Pick-up Extended cab White in color with Tennessee registration L11-54J. Please use Caution. Whittemore is believed to be armed and dangerous. Anyone knowing the whereabouts are requested to contact the Portland Police Department at 615-451-3838 or your local Police or Sheriff’s Office. Chief Anthony Heavner Lieutenant Stan Jones

PRESS RELEASE UPDATE 01/11/2018 Homicide Suspect UPDATE: Warrants charging Jason D. Whittemore with the First Degree Murder have been issued in Sumner County Tennessee. The victim in this case has been identified as Miranda Whittimore, W/F, 33 years of age, also of 151 Smith Rd. Portland, TN. Jason D. Whittemore remains AT LARGE. BACKGROUND: On 01 11/2018 the Portland Police Department responded to Smith Rd. in Portland Tennessee to a report of a possible homicide. Upon arrival officers did locate a female victim at that location that was deceased. The Portland Police Department is attempting to locate the following possible suspect as this appears to be domestic related. Jason D. Whittemore W/M 39 years of age Last Known Address: 151 Smith Rd. Portland, TN Believed to be driving a 2004 Chevrolet Pick-up Extended cab White in color with Tennessee registration L11-54J. Please use Caution. Whittemore is believed to be armed and dangerous. Anyone knowing the whereabouts are requested to contact the Portland Police Department at 615-451-3838 or your local Police or Sheriff’s Office. Chief Anthony Heavner Lieutenant Stan Jones

Chief Anthony W. Heavner PRESS RELEASE 01/11/2018 Homicide Suspect On 01 11/2018 the Portland Police Department responded to Smith Rd. in Portland Tennessee to a report of a possible homicide. Upon arrival officers did locate a female victim at that location that was deceased. The Portland Police Department is attempting to locate the following possible suspect as this appears to be domestic related. Jason D. Whittemore W/M 39 years of age Last Known Address: 151 Smith Rd. Portland, TN Believed to be driving a 2004 Chevrolet Pick-up Extended cab White in color with Tennessee registration L11-54J. Please use Caution. Whittemore is believed to be armed and dangerous. Anyone knowing the whereabouts are requested to contact the Portland Police Department at 615-451-3838 or your local Police or Sheriff’s Office. Chief Anthony Heavner Lieutenant Stan Jones

The staff at the Portlland Police Department would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas.

A great big thank you to April Kanaga-Sherbeyn: Round two of playing Santa. Passing the spirits to Portland Finest. As they can’t be home with their loved ones as they are protecting ours...❤️❤️❤️ Sad we couldnt give it personally to Officer Kurtis McKelvey, but it’s waiting for your return. You all know how much we appreciate you all, tickets or not.. lol Lauren Sherbeyn...

Great fun tonight at the Ronnie McDowell shopping with kids event.

Thank you WKRN and Nissan of Cool Springs!

We would like to thank TLC Childcare for donating to our "No Shave November" campaign, which will help benefit needy children this Christmas season!