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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
Phone: 423-744-2730
Fax: 423-744-8868

Population Served: 13,800
Number of Officers: 27

Athens, Tennessee Information

Athens is located in southeast Tennessee. The city is the county seat of McMinn County. The city covers a total of 15.51 square miles and has a population of 13,851. Athens is the principal city of the Athens Micropolitan Statistical Area. There are 36 registered sex offenders currently residing in Athens.

Athens operates on a “council-manager government”. Five members are on the city council with one city manager who is the administrative head of the municipal government.

The current City Manager is C. Seth Sumner. Mr. Sumner began his service as city manager in 2017.

C. Seth Sumner, City Manager
Athens City Hall
815 N Jackson St
Athens, TN 37303
Phone: 423-744-2702
Email: [email protected]

Record Requests and Mugshots in Athens, Tennessee

Public records are available through the Athens City Government. The record request coordinator for the city is the city manager’s administrative assistant. Record requests must be submitted in writing either in person, by mail or email.

Leslie McKee, Public Records
Athens City Hall
815 North Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303
Email: [email protected]

Police records are available through the Athens Police Department. Record requests can be submitted in person. There is a fee for each report received.

All persons arrested by the Athens Police Department are transferred to the McMinn County Jail. The McMinn County Jail provides a public inmate roster. The McMinn County Jail updates their inmate roster every 24 hours. The inmate will be listed on the roster and will show their name, mugshot, charges, arrest history, bond amount, days in jail, their sentence and their visitation schedule.

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Athens, Tennessee

The McMinn County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency located in Athens, Tennessee. The office is responsible for providing law enforcement, overseeing the County Jail, securing the courts and serving warrants and civil processes papers. There are 6 divisions within the office: patrol, corrections, investigations, courts, school resources and administration.

Warrants are issued through the Mcminn County Sheriff’s Office. For information on active warrants and most wanted fugitives within the county, contact the Sheriff’s Office.

Joe Guy, Sheriff
McMinn County Sheriff’s Office
1319 South White Street
Athens, TN 37303
Phone: 423-745-5620
Email: [email protected]

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