Safety & Homeland Security

Bredesen Announces Allocation of Homeland Security Grants

Friday, August 22, 2008 | 12:00 am

 

Nashville, Tennessee — Governor Phil Bredesen and Safety Commissioner Dave Mitchell today announced the state will receive $20.6 million in Homeland Security Grant funds.  More than $15.4 million of the grant funds will be passed through to Tennessee’s 11 Homeland Security District Councils to fund homeland security projects within the cities and counties that comprise the district.  This year’s funding level represents an increase of $550,000 over 2007.  The grants will primarily be used to support Tenneessee’s top homeland security priorities:  improving interoperable communications, enhancing information sharing, and protecting critical infrastructure.

Bredesen Announces Allocation of Homeland Security Grants

Thursday, August 21, 2008 | 04:25 pm

NASHVILLE - Governor Phil Bredesen and Safety Commissioner Dave Mitchell today announced the state will receive $20.6 million in Homeland Security Grant funds.  More than $15.4 million of the grant funds will be passed through to Tennessee’s 11 Homeland Security District Councils to fund homeland security projects within the cities and counties that comprise the district. 

THP Reveals Preliminary Results of Database Investigation

Wednesday, August 20, 2008 | 12:00 am

 

Nashville, Tennessee — The Tennessee Highway Patrol Criminal Investigation Division (CID) today released the preliminary facts surrounding the on-going investigation into Lt. Ronnie Shirley’s alleged unauthorized access to the Integrated Criminal Justice Web Portal (ICJSC). The ICJSC is a web portal managed by the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) that provides access to a variety of criminal justice databases.