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The Kingsport Police Department is an accredited law enforcement agency located in Tennessee. The department is composed of an administrative and an operations bureau. The administrative bureau is responsible for overseeing the support oriented units such as Professional Standards, dispatch, records, evidence and the city jail. The operations bureau consists of the patrol, criminal investigations, and strategic operations units. This bureau is responsible for enforcing laws and ordinances, providing crime prevention strategies to the community, and conflict resolution. The department also has specialized teams such as K9, SWAT, bomb squad, and hostage and crisis negotiators. These teams are available to address high risk circumstances when they arise.

The overall crime rate in Kingsport is 120% higher than the national average. The violent crime rate is 77% higher than the national average. The residents of Kingsport have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of a crime. Kingsport is statistically safer than 6% of all cities in the United States, and safer than 12% of all cities in the state of Tennessee.

The annual crime rate in Kingsport per 100,000 people was 5,157 in the year 2019. Of the 5,157 crimes committed there were approximately 9.2 murders, 73.7 rapes, 51.6 robberies, 551 assaults, 499,4 burglaries, 3,420.6 thefts, and 551 vehicle thefts. The year over year crime rate has decreased by 14%. Kingsport is rated “F” in public safety.

Dale Phipps, Chief of Police
Phone: 423-229-9423

Kingsport Police Department
200 Shelby Street
Kingsport, TN 37660
Phone: 423-229-9344

Population Served: 53,000
Number of Officers: 160

Kingsport, Tennessee Information

Kingsport is located in northern Tennessee. The city is in Sullivan and Hawkins counties. Most of the city is in Sullivan County. It is the largest city in both counties. The county seat of Sullivan is Blountville and the county seat of Hawkins is Rogersville. Kingsport covers a total of 53.57 square miles and has a population of 53,376. The city was incorporated in 1917. There are currently 193 registered sex offenders residing in the city.

Kingsport is governed by a Board of Mayor and Aldermen. The current mayor is Patrick W. Shull. Shull’s term expires in June of 2023.

Contact the Mayor:

Patrick W. Shull, Mayor
Phone: 423-229-9412
Email: [email protected]

Record Requests and Mugshots in Kingsport, Tennessee

Public records are available through the Kingsport City Clerk’s Office. Record requests can be submitted in person, by mail, email or fax. The city clerk has 7 business days to respond to the request.

Kingsport City Clerk’s Office
Phone: 423-224-2832
Fax: 423-224-2566
Email: [email protected]

Police records are available through the Kingsport Police Department’s record unit. All record requests must be submitted in person. Arrest, incident, offense, and traffic accident reports are available as long as the investigation is closed.

All persons arrested by the Kingsport Police Department are held at the Kingsport City Jail. Inmate records and mugshots are available by contacting the jail at 423-229-9435.

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Kingsport, 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 Sheriff’s Department does not have a public warrant search or most wanted list.

The Kingsport Police Department has their own most wanted list. The list is composed of the most wanted fugitives in cities and counties surrounding Kingsport. The department asks the public to contact the criminal investigations with any information regarding the individuals.

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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