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The Bristol Police Department is an accredited law enforcement agency located in Tennessee. The department patrols a total of 450 miles of roadway. There are 73 sworn police officers, 10 sworn part-time police officers and 27 civilian personnel employed by the department. The department is composed of 2 main divisions: operations and support services. Within the operations division, there is a criminal investigations unit and a patrol unit. The criminal investigations unit conducts investigations on crimes in the city. The patrol unit enforces all city, state and federal laws. The support services division is composed of the department’s administration, communications, evidence and property, animal control and records units.

The overall crime rate in Bristol is 42% higher than the national average. The violent crime rate in Bristol is 32% higher than the national average. The residents of Bristol have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of a crime. Bristol is statistically safer than 16% of all cities in the United States and safer than 26% of all cities in Tennessee.

The annual crime rate in Bristol per 100,000 people was 3,524 in 2020. Of the 3,524 crimes there were approximately 3.7 murders, 55.8 rapes, 44.6 robberies, 397.8 assaults, 513 burglaries, 2,245.4 thefts and 263.9 vehicle thefts. Bristol is rated “F” in public safety.

Matt Austin, Chief of Police
Email: [email protected]

Bristol Police Department
801 Anderson Street
Bristol, TN 37620
Phone: 423-989-5600

Bristol, Tennessee Information

Bristol is located in northeastern Tennessee, on the Virginia state line, in Sullivan County. The county seat of Sullivan County is Blountville. Bristol covers a total of 32.82 square miles and has a population of 27,109. There are currently 37 registered sex offenders residing in Bristol.

Bristol has a city council consisting of 5 members, which are elected based on the votes of the residents. The current mayor is Mahlon Luttrell. Mr. Luttrell has resided in Bristol for over 60 years. He was elected into office in July of 2020.

Mahlon Luttrell, Mayor
Phone: 423-989-5545
Email: [email protected]

Record Requests and Mugshots in Bristol, Tennessee

Public records are available through the Bristol City Attorney’s Office. Record requests can be submitted in person, by fax or email.

City Attorney
801 Anderson Street
Bristol, TN 37620
Email: [email protected]
Fax: 423-989-5506

Police records are available through the Bristol Police Department records unit. Record requests must be submitted in person.

All persons arrested by the Bristol Police Department are transferred to and housed in the Sullivan County Jail. The jail does not have a current inmate roster at this time. For information on inmate records and mugshots, contact the jail at 423-279-7509.

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

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department is a law enforcement agency located in Blountville, Tennessee. The department is responsible for providing law enforcement, serving warrants and civil processes and overseeing the county jail.

The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office does not offer a public warrant or most wanted search at this time. For information on active warrants and most wanted fugitives, contact the office.

Jeff Cassidy, Sheriff
Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department
140 Blountville Bypass
PO Box 589
Blountville, TN 37617
Phone: 423-279-7500

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