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The Decatur Police Department is a law enforcement agency located in Tennessee. The department is responsible for enforcing city, state and federal laws and ordinances, patrolling the city, investigating criminal activity and providing a variety of public services.

The overall crime rate in Decatur is 17% higher than the national average and the violent crime rate is 76% higher than the national average. The residents of Decatur have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of a crime. Decatur is considered to be safer than 12% of all cities in the United States and safer than 20% of all cities in the state of Tennessee.

The annual crime rate in Decatur per 100,000 people was 2,916 in the year 2020. Of the 2,916 crimes committed, there were approximately 60.8 murders, 60.8 rapes, 60.8 robberies, 486 assaults, 303.8 burglaries, 1,761.8 thefts and 182.3 vehicle thefts. The annual crime rate has increased by 16%. Decatur is rated “F” for public safety.

Monty Rowland, Chief of Police
Phone: 423-334-5716

Decatur Police Department
116 Main Street
Decatur, TN 37322
Phone: 423-334-5716

Population Served: 1,500
Number of Officers: 6

Decatur, Tennessee Information

Decatur is located in, and the county seat of, Meigs County, Tennessee. The city is located in the east central part of the state. Decatur covers a total of 3.8 square miles and has a population of 1,501. The city was founded in 1836. There are a total of 40 registered sex offenders residing in the city.

Decatur operates with a Board of Mayor and Aldermen form of Government. They are the elected officials. The current mayor is Jeremy Bivens. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month in the Decatur Municipal Building Conference Room.

Record Requests and Mugshots in Decatur, Tennessee

Public records are available through the Decatur City Recorder’s Office. Record requests can be submitted in person, by mail or email.

Laura Smith, Recorder
Email: [email protected]

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

All persons arrested by the Decatur Police Department are transported to and housed in the Meigs County Jail. Inmate records and mugshots can be obtained by calling the jail at 423-334-3163.

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

The Meigs County Sheriff’s Department is a law enforcement agency located in Decatur, Tennessee. The department 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 department: patrol, criminal investigations, corrections, communications, school resources and administration.

To find out if someone currently has an active warrant, contact the Warrants Division. The division will ask for the person’s name and date of birth.

The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office does not have a current most wanted list.

Jackie Melton, Sheriff
Meigs County Sheriff’s Department
410 River Road
Decatur, TN 37322
Phone: 423-334-5268
Fax: 423-334-3165

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