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Video: Tennessee Sheriff's Office Pays Ransom for Case Files

November 13, 2014
Officials with the Dickson (Tenn.) County Sheriff's Office said they had to pay a ransom after malware locked them out of thousands of their case files. "It's a very bad feeling to be the victim instead of the investigator," said the agency's IT director.

Tennessee Sheriff's Office Pays Ransom for Case Files

November 13, 2014

Officials with the Dickson County (Tenn.) Sheriff's Office said they had to pay a ransom after malware locked them out of thousands of their case files. More Here.

Tennessee Detective Dies From Heart Attack

November 5, 2014
He was directing traffic at an extremely congested intersection when he suddenly collapsed at approximately 8:50 am. An event participant used his radio to call out an "officer down" and medics arrived approximately one minute later. He was transported to a local hospital where he suffered a second, massive heart attack.

Video: Tennessee Deputy Killed in Pursuit Crash

November 4, 2014
Dep. Darrell Perritt of the Maury County (Tenn.) Sheriff's Department was killed in a crash early Tuesday morning in Spring Hill while responding to help another deputy involved in a pursuit.

Tennessee Deputy Killed in Pursuit Crash

November 4, 2014

A Maury County, Tenn., sheriff's deputy was killed in a crash early Tuesday morning in Spring Hill while responding to help another deputy involved in a pursuit. The 42-year-old father of three had been a full-time deputy for three months. More Here.

Spirit of Blue Presents Grant to Franklin PD on Grand Ole Opry Stage

August 27, 2014
The Spirit of Blue Foundation presented a safety equipment grant to the Franklin (Tenn.) Police Department on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry. Country music star Craig Morgan led the Opry and its guests in honoring law enforcement officers at a recent show. The grant will be used to purchase ballistic helmets for the Franklin SWAT team.

Bill Would Allow Judge to Issue Search Warrant by Telephone in Tennessee

August 7, 2014
Some state senators oppose a Tennessee bill that would allow a magistrate or judge to issue a search warrant by telephone or "other reliable electronic means."

Memphis Police Fight Pension Cuts

July 28, 2014
Memphis public safety personnel continue to call in sick, fighting proposed cuts to retirement health benefits.

Policing Tourist Areas: Working Where Others Play

July 17, 2014

Law enforcement officers who work in tourism towns have a two-fold mission, protecting the locals and protecting the droves of tourists that the locals depend upon for their livelihood and their departments depend upon for operating funds. That may sound crass but law enforcement agencies in destination areas have to be aware of the numbers and what they mean.

Video: Tennessee Officer Killed in Roadside Collision

May 12, 2014
Metro Nashville police officer, Michael Petrina, 25, was killed on Interstate 65 after being struck by a motorhome.

Tennessee Officer Killed in Roadside Collision

May 12, 2014

Police Officer Michael Petrina was struck and killed by an automobile on northbound I-65, while at the scene of a previous accident.

The officer was speaking to a Department of Transportation truck driver when a motorhome approached the scene swerved in between the stopped vehicles and pedestrians. Officer Petrina was struck and killed by the vehicle.

Tennessee Bill to Ban Gang Members from Public Spaces

April 8, 2014
Senators are slated to act this week on a bill that provides statutory guidance for courts using Tennessee’s public nuisance law to keep criminal gang members out of public areas like parks and neighborhoods.

Tennessee Deputy Killed in Single-Car Accident

January 13, 2014
Montgomery County (Tenn.) Sheriff’s Deputy David (Bubba) Johnson was killed in a single-car accident while on duty yesterday.

Tenn. Trooper Killed When Fire Truck Flips Onto Cruiser

January 25, 2013
Trooper Michael Slagle, 53, lost control of his patrol car on Longmeyer Road in Knox County in eastern Tennessee shortly before 7 a.m. while driving to work.

AT&T Begins 'Text To 911' Testing In Tennessee

October 5, 2012
AT&T will work with the Tennessee Emergency Communications Board (TECB) to provide a "text to 911" trial service that would allow AT&T wireless users to send text messages to Tennessee 911 call centers.

Tenn. Trooper Ignored Crash

February 6, 2012

Tennessee Trooper Van Morgan has been terminated for deliberately ignoring a fatal crash by a driver he had pursued.

Tennessee Highway Patrol Selects Motorola for $39M Radio Project

December 15, 2011
Motorola Solutions was chosen to implement the first phase of a statewide radio system in Tennessee that would bring new capabilities to state troopers and improved mutual aid coordination, according to officials.
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