Chief Torrie M. James

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Chief's Message

My name is Torrie James, I have been the Chief of Police since April 2019 and with the Smyrna Police Department since 2000. It is a great honor to serve as Chief of Police in the town that I grew up in. This community is near and dear to my heart and I cherish the great relationships between the police, the local businesses, and the citizens. If you are a member of this town, you know as well as I do, that we have a very close-knit family here. We always help one another and do our best to make sure those in need are taken care of. As the Chief, I vow to uphold the values of the community while providing a safe environment for you and your family.

The Police Department consists of 32 full-time officers and 11 full-time civilians who are dedicated to our missions of striving to be better than we were yesterday. Together we will keep Smyrna an ideal place to live, work, and raise a family. As always, thank you for your support.

Public Information Office

Public Information Officer

The Smyrna Police Department is committed to maintaining the highest levels of transparency and connection with the citizens we serve. In furtherance of this commitment, the SPD routinely issues news releases, publishes social media posts and interacts with members of the news media/bloggers/video journalists etc. We are active on both Facebook and Twitter and our latest news releases can be found on this website. Our current Public Information Officer (PIO) is Lieutenant Brian M. Donner.


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