Safety & Homeland Security

Department of Safety & Homeland Security Announces Extended Saturday Hours for Memphis, Nashville Driver License Reinstatement Centers

Monday, March 09, 2015 | 02:53 pm

NASHVILLE--- Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons announced today that the department will open its driver license reinstatement centers in Memphis and Nashville for extended hours of service on Saturdays for the next several weeks.  The two centers are currently experiencing a high volume of customers seeking to reinstate driving privileges.


Tennessee Highway Patrol Announce 2014 Trooper & Dispatcher of the Year, District of the Year

Thursday, February 26, 2015 | 02:39 pm

NASHVILLE --- Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Tracy Trott presented Trooper Michael Sullivan and Dispatcher Andrew Lawson with the 2014 Trooper and Dispatcher of the Year award, respectively, at a special ceremony held Wednesday evening in Murfreesboro. Also, the THP Fall Branch District was awarded the 2014 District of the Year.  

State Agencies Prepare for Winter Storm, Urge Citizens to Avoid Unnecessary Road Travel

Sunday, February 15, 2015 | 07:17 pm

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA), the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security, and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) urge citizens to avoid unnecessary road travel on Monday as the state prepares for a severe winter storm. Motorists who must drive on Monday are advised to check local forecasts and road conditions before traveling.