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Citizen's Police Academy

The Citizen Police Academy provides the opportunity for citizens to learn basic police skills in a safe, organized and structured environment. Curriculum for the program consists of 30 hours of classroom, practical and field training. Areas addressed include: Patrol Methods, Vehicle Stop and Approach, Physical Defense Techniques, Traffic Accident Investigation, D.U.I. Interdiction, Crisis Intervention, and Introduction to Police Firearms.

Applicants for the Citizen Police Academy must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older;
  • Have no criminal history other than minor traffic violations;
  • Be physically able to meet training requirements;
  • Attend all scheduled Citizen Police Academy classes;
  • Ride-along with an officer during an 8-hour patrol shift; and
  • Sign all required waivers and agreements.

Contact Us

Joseph Manning, Police Chief

300 Gary Wade Blvd.
Sevierville TN 37862

911 Emergency 
865.453.5506 Dispatch
865.453.7296 Criminal Investigation Division
865.453.7310 Records
865.453.0789 Report Criminal Activity
865.453.1986 Report Drug Activity
865.453.6680 Fax

Deputy Chief, Major Sam Hinson

Captain David Finchum
Captain Ray Brown

Lieutenant Detective Jamie Roberts
Lieutenant Robbie Ball
Lieutenant Rebecca Cowan
Lieutenant Todd Naillon
Lieutenant Matt Nicol
Lieutenant Brandan Perry
Lieutenant TC Faulconer

 Public Information Officer Bob Stahlke