TACP History

The Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police was formed forty five years ago by Chiefs Joe Casey, Joe Fowler, and Bobby Williamson in order to improve the professionalism and communication among police chiefs and other officials locally and statewide. During those forty plus years, our association has become a leader in the law enforcement profession by aproviding professional training, management development, legislative updates, grant information, partnerships with state and federal agencies and addressing issues that affect law enforcement on a daily basis. We are an association based on leadership that promotes integrity, commitment, and service to mankiThe TACP meets every other month in Nashville except for our annual conference which is held in July/August in a location to be determined by the incoming president. During these meetings members have the opportunity to:

¢ Earn more than 40 hours of POST approved training
¢ Hear quality speakers from all over the country present relevant information on management, integrity and leadership
¢ Network with chief executive law enforcement and government officials
¢ Study and discuss current events and the latest in law enforcement best practices
¢ Learn and share information about safety programs, grant opportunities, technology, legislative matters, and homeland security including statewide threats and concerns 

If you are interested in a membership with the TACP, please visit our Membership page.