Thank you for visiting our website and showing interest in the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police.  If you are a law enforcement leader who is not currently a member, we strongly encourage you to join and take advantage of all the association has to offer.  For those of you who are already a member, please take advantage of the many benefits supported on our site like access to sample policies, the state accreditation program, etc.  

Since our association was formed in 1970, it has served as a catalyst for the advancement of professional law enforcement throughout our state.  In addition to promoting personal and professional development for our law enforcement leaders, the association provides world class training to our members, a unique forum for law enforcement leaders to collaborate and share ideas, and serves as a conduit to work with our legislature in the shaping of legislative initiatives and poicy.  Our association is one of the most respected in the country with over 1000 members including active, retired, and corporate members.  Your membership makes a difference to the association and your community.  Our members are the true strength of our association.  

I sincerely hope you will take the time to learn more about the TACP and all it offers.  Also, please take time to explore our website and its resources.  If you have any questions, concerns or recommendations, please feel free to contact me, our Executive Director Maggi Duncan, Member Services Manager Becky Shanklin, or Special Programs Manager Janessa Edwards if we can assist you in any way.

Randy Evans
Chief of Police
Cookeville Police Department"
TACP President

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Dates to Remember

2019 Meetings (at Embassy Suites Cool Springs)

  • February 6-8
  • April 3-5
  • May 29-31
  • July 24-27: Annual Conference in Chattanooga
  • October 2-4
  • October 26-29: IACP Conference in Chicago
  • December 4-6

2020 Meetings (at Embassy Suites Cool Springs)

  • February 5-7
  • April 1-3
  • May 27-29
  • Annual Conference: TBA
  • October 7-9
  • December 2-4

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TACP members shall be dedicated to the highest ideals of honor and integrity to maintain the respect and confidence of their government officials, subordinates, the public and their fellow members of law enforcement.