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Waverly Police

Welcome to the Waverly Police Department, a dedicated 24-hour, full-service police agency committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the vibrant community we serve, encompassing approximately 4,250 residents. Our team of 13 devoted, full-time Police (Public Safety) Officers is committed to upholding the highest standards of law enforcement.

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Vacation Safety

Before leaving…

Inform your neighbors of how long you expect to be away. Inform them if you will have a house sitter.

Latest News

Suspect Charged in Arson Fire

Press Release April 19, 2024 Suspect Charged in Arson Fire On Saturday morning, April 13 around 2 am, the Waverly Department of Public Safety responded to a structure fire at the old Waverly Junior High School at 520 East Main St.  When officers arrived, they found flames coming through the roof near the main entrance.  […]

WPD Receives 4th Accreditation Award

Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation (TLEA) Program is pleased to announce that it has granted accreditation status to the Waverly Police Department.  This is the 4th TLEA award for the department. They were awarded this achievement during the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP) meeting held in Franklin, TN on February […]

Citizens Police Academy Session 13 Announced

November 27, 2023 Citizens Police Academy Session 13 Announced Session 13 of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) is set to begin Monday, January 15, 2024, at 6pm.  Chief Grant Gillespie and officers from the Waverly Police Department will conduct the program.  Classes are approximately three hours in length and are held every Monday night through […]
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