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Management Philosophy

In accordance with the motto of the Dover Police Department, we are committed to protecting and serving the citizens of Dover. The department has made a commitment to employee training and professionalism. We are actively involved in Governors Highway Safety Programs, Click It or Ticket It, Booze It and Lose It, Fatal Vision and various other educational programs.  The department has officers certified in Child Passenger Safety and is a NHTSA fitting station.  Our routine duties include residential patrol, building checks, motorist assist, traffic safety, and any other malicious criminal mischief. The Dover Police Department is always willing to assist citizens with any problem, whether major or minor, whenever we are needed.

It is the duty of Chief of Police to provide management direction and supervision of police activities in the Town of Dover. It is the goal of this department to provide police service consistent with the community's needs. Management efforts are focused on teamwork, honesty, integrity and professionalism along with employee participation in decision making. We believe in community participation in defining priorities and engaging in problem solving. We view community wellness and satisfaction as the measure of success.


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P.O. Box 447 Dover, TN 37058 (931) 232-5907
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