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The Fayetteville Police Department is a law enforcement agency located in Tennessee. The department is composed of 4 divisions: bicycle patrol, criminal investigations, K9 and SORT. The bicycle patrol division is responsible for patrol during events hosted by the city and the schools. The officers are also assigned to patrol the city’s business district and neighborhoods. The criminal investigations division is responsible for investigating crimes and apprehending criminals. The division works hundreds of cases per year including domestic and sexual crimes, robberies, assaults and other serious crimes. The K9 division’s duties include performing criminal interdiction, narcotics searches, criminal apprehension and serving high risk warrants. The SORT division is the special operations response team. These officers have the responsibility of responding to any high-risk situations and police calls. The team is composed of tactical members, snipers, canines, a crisis negotiator and tactical medics.

The overall crime rate in Fayetteville is 58% higher than the national average. The violent crime rate in Fayetteville is 98% higher than the national average. The residents of Fayetteville have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of a crime. Fayetteville is statistically safer than 7% of cities in the United States and safer than 12% of cities in the state of Tennessee.

The annual crime rate in Fayetteville per 100,000 people was 3,931 in the year 2019. Of the 3,931 crimes committed there were approximately 56.8 rapes, 28.4 robberies, 667 assaults, 340.6 burglaries, 2,682 thefts and 156.1 vehicle thefts. The year over year crime rate has decreased by 12%. Fayetteville is rated “F” in public safety.

Richard Howell, Chief of Police
Phone: 931-438-7771

Fayetteville Police Department
225 East College Street
Fayetteville, TN 37334
Phone: 931-438-7772

Population Served: 7,000
Number of Officers: 25

Fayetteville, Tennessee Information

Fayetteville is located in south-central Tennessee. The city is the county seat of Lincoln County. Fayetteville covers a total of 9.622 square miles and has a population of 7,034. The city was incorporated in 1819. There are currently 52 registered sex offenders residing in the city.

Fayetteville operates with a Board of Mayor and Aldermen form of government. There are 6 aldermen and 1 mayor. The current mayor is Michael Whisenant. Whisenant is also the head of the Beverage Board, Finance and Audit Standing Committee, Industrial Development Board, Fayetteville Public Utilities Board and the Planning Commission Board.

Contact the Mayor:

Michael Whisenant
Phone: 931-433-6154
Email: [email protected]

Record Requests and Mugshots in Fayetteville, Tennessee

Public records are available through the Fayetteville City Government. Record requests must be submitted in writing, either in person, by mail or email. All persons submitting a record request must also include proof of Tennessee residency and photo identification.

Email: [email protected]

Mail to:

City of Fayetteville
110 Elk Ave South
Fayetteville, TN 37334

Police records are available through the Fayetteville Police Department. Record requests must be submitted in person. Accident reports are the only type of reports available online through the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security webpage.

All persons arrested by the Fayetteville Police Department are transported to the Lincoln County Jail. The jail partners with a company called Victim Information Notification Service (VINE). To view victims currently in the Lincoln County Jail, visit the Vine website. For inmate records and physical copies of mugshots, contact the jail.

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

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency located in Fayetteville, Tennessee. The office is composed of 4 divisions: civil process, corrections, criminal investigations and patrol. The office is responsible for providing law enforcement, attending the courts, serving warrants and civil processes papers and operating the jail.

The office does not offer a public warrant search or most wanted list.

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office
4151 Thornton Taylor Parkway
Fayetteville, TN 37334
Phone: 931-433-9821
Fax: 931-433-9558

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