I want to welcome you to the official web site of the Cookeville
Police Department. Our site contains valuable information about
our Department, our community and our members. I hope you will take
the time to explore the different areas and links.
The Cookeville Police Department has an authorized strength of
69 officers to serve a resident population of more than 26,000 citizens,
and a daytime population estimated to be in excess of 75,000 persons.
Our officers provide police services to a geographical area of over
twenty-seven square miles. That service area includes 245 miles
of streets and several major highways. In addition to sworn officers,
our department employs 21 full-time civilian personnel who perform
a variety of important roles.
Our department is divided into four components: the Uniform Services
Division, the Administrative Services Division, the Criminal Investigations
Division and the General Services Division. A link to information
specific to each Division can be found on our home page.
Cookeville is a wonderful community in which to live. Our department,
which is nationally accredited, maintains a strong partnership with
the community we serve. As described by our Mission Statement, our
daily effort is "To provide the citizens and visitors of Cookeville
with professional police services at a level of quality that will
instill high public confidence and will maintain community trust
To accomplish our mission, we need your involvement and your support.
I hope that our new web site contributes to building an even better
and stronger partnership between us. Please feel free to contact
us at any time.