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The Sheriff’s Desk

These posts are personal messages from Sheriff Doolen.

Hardeman County Sheriff’s Office Calendars for 2020

Some businesses may have already received a call from All American Calendars asking for donations regarding a calendar for the Hardeman County Sheriff’s Office. THIS IS NOT A SCAM! This company is working with us to create a calendar for the upcoming year and also to help us raise money for our DARE program. We […]

Renewing Our Commitment

A press conference was held today at the Criminal Justice Center in Hardeman County. The U.S. Attorney of the Western District of the State of Tennessee Michael Dunavant, along with Special Agent in Charge of the FBI-Memphis Division M. A. Myers, 25th Judicial District Attorney General Mark Davidson, Special Agent in Charge TBI-West Tennessee John […]

Church Safety Training

The Hardeman County Sheriff’s Office is now conducting training for local churches. Captain Brian Vandiver put together a training program which includes active shooter training, along with other safety issues that churches may face. We encourage churches to be proactive and begin preparing for such events instead of being reactive. If you would like more […]

Fighting Against Opioid Overdoses

Crossing all socioeconomic barriers, addiction does not just affect the poverty stricken, homeless, or street junkie. With the addition of opioids like Fentanyl and Carfentil, people are dying daily across the state of Tennessee. Fentanyl can be trasmitted by inhalation, ingestion, or even absorbed through the skin therefore, just touching the drug can kill someone. […]

$24,000 Reward

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, FBI and the 25th District Attorney General Mike Dunavant announced the reward Thursday March 23, 2017 in the unsolved 1998 murder of Michael Bell, according to a TBI release. Bell was a clerk at the McKee’s Stateline Convenience Store at the time of his murder on July 23, 1998. The […]

Captain Knight Recognized

On March 21, 2017 dispatchers and law enforcement officers from all across the state gathered at the TIES (Tennessee Information Enforcement System) Conference in Pigeon Forge, TN. During this conference, people were recognized for their outstanding service. Captain Dana Knight was among the recognized and received the award for TAC (Terminal Agency Coordinator) Of The […]

“In God We Trust”

“In God We Trust” was adopted as the official motto of the United States in 1956. “In God we trust” first appeared on U.S. coins in 1864 and has appeared on paper currency since 1957. In August 2015, Sheriff Doolen decided to add the motto to the Hardeman County Sheriff’s Office patrol cars. This logo came at no cost to the […]