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Wife Charged with Murder in Death of Tennessee Police Officer

A woman has been charged with first-degree murder and possession of a handgun under the influence in connection with the death of her husband, Officer James "Chip" Smith of the Red Bank (TN) Police Department during a domestic dispute over the weekend.

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Tennessee Officer Struck by Passing Vehicle at Traffic Stop

An officer with the Metro Nashville Police suffered minor injuries as she was struck by a passing vehicle at a traffic stop on Thursday morning.

Video: Tennessee Officer Helps Man in Wheelchair Across Street

A woman recently posted a brief video on social media showing an officer with the Gallatin (TN) Police Department helping a man in a wheelchair cross a busy four-lane street.

Tennessee Officer in Critical Condition After Squad Car Struck by Vehicle

An officer with the Memphis (TN) Police Department is in critical condition after another vehicle slammed into their patrol car.

Tennessee Trooper Shot, Wounded During Pursuit

Troopers tried to stop a vehicle heading north from downtown Chattanooga when they began to exchange gunfire.

Foundation Paying Off Mortgage of Fallen Tennessee Officer

A foundation named for Stephen Siller—a fallen 9/11 firefighter—has pledged to pay off the mortgage of Officer Spencer Bristol of the Hendersonville (TN) Police Department, who was fatally struck by a vehicle while engaged in a foot pursuit of a suspect in late December.

Tennessee Officer Dies on Duty of Natural Causes

The Fairfield Glade (TN) Police Department reports that Officer Jerry Singleton died Tuesday, Dec. 31 while on duty of apparent natural causes.

Tennessee Community Pushes to Name Public Park After Slain Officer

The parks director in Hendersonville, TN, says that he's had dozens of citizens request that the agency rename the Batey Farm Park after fallen Officer Spencer Bristol, who died tragically on Monday.

Tennessee Officer Struck by Vehicle and Killed During Foot Pursuit on Interstate

Officer Spencer Bristol, 31, started pursuing a vehicle over a traffic-related offense in Hendersonville, and the chase went into Goodlettsville. The vehicle hit another car on I-65, and became disabled.

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Tennessee Officer Fired for Allegedly Working Second Job On Duty

An officer with the Chattanooga Police Department has been relieved of duty after accusations that he has been working a second job as a psychiatric social worker while on duty.