The Post & Email Speaks with THP Spokesman Lt. Bill Miller on Policing in Tennessee

The Post & Email Speaks with THP Spokesman Lt. Bill Miller on Policing in Tennessee

“ABSOLUTELY NO QUOTA SYSTEM” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 28, 2015) — On Thursday, The Post & Email returned a call from Lt. Bill Miller, spokesman for the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), to ask a series of questions about the agency’s jurisdiction, responsibilities, methods, and public records availability following our coverage of the case of Spencer […]

Former Tennessee Police Officer: Distrust, Contempt Mar Relations Between Law Enforcement and the Public

Former Tennessee Police Officer:  Distrust, Contempt Mar Relations Between Law Enforcement and the Public

REPORT:  PREJUDICE, ANGER CAN LEAD TO USE OF EXCESSIVE FORCE by Sharon Rondeau (May 30, 2015) — A former five-year Tennessee law enforcement official recently spoke with The Post & Email, reporting that his employment in the Volunteer State was marked by a high level of distrust between law enforcers and the citizens they are […]

Tennessee Police Officers Implicated in Drug Money Investigation

ARE “LAW ENFORCEMENT” OFFICERS STEALING FROM THE CITIZENRY? by Sue Richard (May 20, 2011) — I posted the following on the Daily Bail on Thursday, May 18, 2010 in response to the Channel 5 story a while back about East Tennessee police competing for drug trafficking money on the I-40 Westbound, while ignoring the drugs […]