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The Athens Police Department is a law enforcement agency located in Tennessee. The department is composed of 4 divisions: administration, animal control, patrol and special services. The administration division is responsible for records, reports and any questions regarding the municipal court. Animal control officers are fully sworn with the same authority as other police officers. When they are not enforcing city ordinances on animal control, they perform the duties of a regular patrol officer. The patrol division is composed of the officers who are available 24 hours a day when citizens need assistance. The special services division includes the department’s criminal investigation unit, school resource officers and the directed patrol unit.
The Athens Police Department has a mission of making the city a safe and comfortable place to live, work and raise a family.
The overall crime rate in Athens is 189% higher than the national average. The violent crime rate in Athens is 120% higher than the national average. The citizens of Athens have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of a crime. Athens is statistically safer than 2% of all cities in the United States and 4% safer than all cities in Tennessee.
The reported annual crime rate in Athens per 100,000 people is 7,184. Of those 7,184 crimes per 100,000 people, there were 50.4 rapes, 64.8 robberies, 720.5 assaults and 6,348 property crimes. Athens is rated “F” in public safety.
Fred Schultz, Police Chief
Athens Police Department
815 N Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37371
Population Served: 13,800
Number of Officers: 27