The Bristol Tennessee Police Department is committed to community involvement and partnerships with citizens to identify and solve neighborhood problems.  We are pleased to offer a variety of programs to promote community safety and enhance the role of the Department in the community.  The Community Policing Division operates substations at the Slater Center on McDowell Street.

Our efforts also focus on non-traditional patrols, youth programs and recruiting volunteer help through special programs.  For more information click on one of the links below or contact

Lt. Terry Johnson







School Resource Officers

Bicycle Patrols

Citizen's Police Academy


Explorer Scouting

Auxiliary Police

Beer Board

Reserve Police