Applications for the TCPA are being taken for the session that will begin March 24, 2015 and conclude May 26, 2015. The application and eligibility requirements and other information can be found at www.tullahomatn.gov, or pick up an application packet at the Police Department, 201 W. Grundy St.
Once the applications have been received, a total of eighteen (18) participants will be selected to attend. The participants will be notified by mail of their acceptance.
Upon notification, the participants will be required to submit a thirty dollar ($30) registration fee to cover materials. The TCPA will be held on Tuesday evenings for the ten week period from 5:30 pm to approximately 8:30 pm. The program will consist of a total of forty-four (44) hours of instruction and a participant must attend thirty-six (36) hours in order to graduate.
Completion of the TCPA does not certify participants as law enforcement officers. The purpose and intent of the TCPA is to provide residents with an opportunity to gain insight and knowledge as too the operations of the local law enforcement agency. Any questions about the TCPA can be directed to Chief Paul Blackwell at (931) 455-0530 or firstname.lastname@example.org.