Safety & Homeland Security

Haslam Issues Executive Order on Transportation of Emergency Supplies

Saturday, April 30, 2011 | 01:19 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has issued an executive order suspending certain provisions affecting vehicles carrying emergency equipment, services or supplies to support the emergency relief efforts for the severe storms and tornadoes that crossed Tennessee on April 25, 2011.

Media Advisory: Tennessee Highway Patrol to Hand Over Keys to Light Armored Vehicle

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 | 04:53 pm
NASHVILLE –- The Special Operations Unit of the Tennessee Highway Patrol will transfer a military-style Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) to the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday afternoon at the Special Ops Hangar in Nashville. The transfer comes after Special Ops acquired a similar vehicle from a military surplus program.

Media Advisory: Safety & Homeland Security Honor Organ Donors in Flag Raising Ceremony

Monday, April 18, 2011 | 04:39 pm
NASHVILLE–- In conjunction with National Donate Life Month and “Flags across America,” the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security will participate in a flag raising ceremony to honor those whose lives have been affected by organ, eye and tissue donations. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 19 at the Hart Lane Driver Service Center in Nashville.

TN Highway Patrol Promotes 11

Wednesday, April 06, 2011 | 10:18 am
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security promoted 11 members of the state’s Highway Patrol in a Wednesday morning ceremony at the department’s Training Center in Nashville.  Rank advancements were presented to the following individuals: