Deputy Charles Woods was recently chosen as the new school resource officer. Deputy Woods has worked alongside the school for many years by officiating basketball games and as a bus driver. Once Deputy Woods receives his SRO certification he will be assigned to Bolivar Central High School. Congratulations Deputy Woods!
The Hardeman County Sheriff’s Office is located at 505 South Main Street in Bolivar, TN. This website has been established in an effort to provide better service to the county. Please check back regularly for updates and information.
DIAL 911 for all emergency calls. To report a crime please contact Central Dispatch 24 hours a day at 731-228-3000. To submit information regarding ongoing non-emergency criminal activity please use the button located on the left of the page.
Booking reports may now be found via the “corrections” drop-down menu or by clicking here. A running monthly report, updated weekly, will be available for download or viewing within your browser. A link to a free PDF reader has been provided. This will serve to reduce the amount of clutter on the front page, reserving that for more important information.
Investigator Greg Moore won the top shot award during the Sheriff’s Office firing range certification on 11-08-2013!!! Investigator Moore made a 25 yard shot with his pistol from the prone position (laying on the ground). Click on the picture and check out where the round hit!!! Congrats Investigator Moore!!!!!
In February 2013 the Hardeman County Sheriff’s Office created a K9 Unit. The Sheriff’s Office is the third agency in the county to obtain a K9 Unit. In November 2013 the Sheriff’s Office purchased K9 Deputy Jack from the Little Rock K9 Academy. Jack is a 3 year old German Shepherd. K9 Deputy Jack is certified to detect and alert for Cocaine, Marijuana, Methamphetamine, and Heroine. Jack is also capable of tracking suspects on the run, clearing buildings, and apprehending fleeing suspects on or off leash.
K9 Deputy Jack has been partnered with Deputy Jason McCord with whom he lives while off duty and from whom he receives daily care and training. Both are on call to respond as needed in a custom outfitted 2008 Dodge Magnum which has been equipped with remote door unlock and temperature sensors, as well as dash cam and remote audio for documenting K9 activity during traffic stops.
Deputy Terry Mathews is known for taking great pride in the appearance of his patrol unit from maintaining a high gloss shine on the tires, pressure washing the engine, to keeping a vacuumed and Armor All coated interior. Recently Golden Circle Ford in Bolivar held a community car show and invited local law enforcement agencies to compete in a special category they called TOP COP. Deputy Mathews was given permission to enter both his county unit and, as a part time Officer with Grand Junction, their patrol unit as well. Deputy Mathews spend 5 of his off days, at 4-5 hours per day, detailing both patrol units for the contest. Upon review by the judging official appointed by Golden Circle Ford, the winning trophy was awarded to the Grand Junction PD unit entered by Deputy Mathew. There was no runner up position, however it was rumored that Deputy Mathew’s county unit was considered next best in the competition.
Grand Junction PD Entry (Winner)
Hardeman County SO Entry