House Subcommittee Passes Bill To Require Tennessee Law Enforcement To Report Illegal Aliens To Feds (Update 2.27.24)

The Tennessee House Departments And Agencies Subcommittee Passed A Bill Requiring Law Enforcement To Report Illegal Immigrants To The Federal Government In Their Wednesday Meeting.

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Media Claims Bill To Combat “Driving Equality Act” Will “Undo Strides In Public Safety”

A Bill That Would Allow Tennessee Law Enforcement To Operate At Their Full Legal Capacity By Prohibiting Local Government From Putting Limits On That Capacity, Would Render Memphis’ “Driving Equality Act” Null And Void.

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Bill Requiring Tennessee Law Enforcement To Report Illegal Immigrants To Feds Scheduled For Consideration In House Subcommittee

An Illegal Immigration Bill Requiring Law Enforcement To Report Illegal Immigrants To The Federal Government Is Scheduled To Be Heard In The Tennessee House Departments And Agencies Subcommittee On Wednesday, February 21st.

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Bill Introduced By Tennessee Republicans Would Enable Law Enforcement Agencies To Assign SRO’s To Schools That Fail To Request One (Update 2.13.24)

A Set Of Companion Bills Were Filed In The First Week Of January That Would Change The Current Law, Enabling Law Enforcement Agencies To Assign Resource Officers To Schools Who Had Not Previously Requested One. The Legislation Also Includes Language That Authorizes The Appointed SRO To Carry A Weapon On School Grounds Without The Express Written Authorization Of The Director Of Schools And The Principal Of The School Assigned.

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Proposed Tennessee House Bill Would Allow Schools To Hire Retired Officers, Veterans As SROs (Update 2.13.24)

The House K-12 Subcommittee Is Set To Hear Potential Legislation That Would Allow School Systems To Hire Retired Law Enforcement Officers And Veterans To Fill School Resource Officer Positions.

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Search For Suspect Ongoing Following Murder Of Blount County Deputy Greg McCowan

On Thursday, February 8th, Blount County’s Deputy Greg McCowan Was Shot And Killed During A Traffic Stop On Sevierville Road In Maryville, Tennessee. The Driver And Suspect Is 42-Year-Old Kenneth Wayne Dehart, Jr. Anyone Who Sees Dehart Or Has Information Regarding His Whereabouts Is Asked To Call 1-800-TBI-FIND Or 865-981-7125.

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Senator Taylor Makes Plans To Fight Crime In Upcoming Tennessee Legislative Session

As The Memphis Area Continues To Battle Against Rising Crime Statistics, State Senator Brent Taylor (R-Memphis-District 31) Announced His Plan To Prioritize Legislation That Would Help Fight Crime Across The State.

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Thousands Of Tennessee Victims Now Get Real-Time Updates On Sexual Assault Evidence

For Years, Lengthy Delays In Testing Sexual Assault Kits Left Victims In Limbo — Unable To Learn Whether Evidence That Passes From Nurses To Police To Labs And Back Has Made It Through The System Or Slipped Through The Cracks. The Tennessee Bureau Of Investigation Now Reports A New Database Giving Victims Real Time Updates On Sexual Assault Evidence Is Fully Operational.

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