2015 New Laws
Don't Miss All the New Laws Taking Effect!

Please take time to review the links below containing approximately 150+ bills tracked by the TACP that passed this legislation session of 109th General Assembly.  Each bill has a PDF version of the Public Chapter (engrossed law in statute) for to click onto for your convenience.  THIS IS WHAT GOES INTO TENNESSEE STATE STATUTE!

You can research other pieces of legislation at http://www.capitol.tn.gov/ and pull public chapters (engrossed version of a passed bill) at http://tnsos.org/acts/PublicActs.109.php and located attorney general’s opinions at http://attorneygeneral.tn.gov/op/opinions.html .  

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Welcome to the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police website!  It is a great honor to serve as the president of such a wonderful association made up of some of the top law enforcement leaders in the nation. As you will see, we are a very active organization with representation on our Board of Directors from across the state of Tennessee.

The TACP directs its resources on several fronts including advocating for legislation that we believe is in the best interest of public safety and the communities we serve, fighting against legislation that we feel will impair the safety of our citizens and law enforcement agencies, providing world class training to our members, promoting and providing an avenue of open communication among law enforcement and leaders across our state, and engaging with representatives of law enforcement and public safety at all levels across Tennessee and nationwide.

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Lewisburg Police Department
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