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“We are committed to the mission of our department and conduct ourselves toward a goal of excellence and with dedication to the community we serve.”

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.

Safety Tips

Keep Fire Extinquisher in Kitchen

It is wise to keep a fire extinquisher in the kitchen.  Keep it approx. 10 ft away from the stove on the exit side of the kitchen.

Latest News

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 […]

Public Notice Regarding Federal Surplus Property

November 13, 2023 TO: City of Waverly Board of Alderman SUBJECT: Notification to Civilian Governing Body and Local Community On May 25, 2022, Presidential Executive Order (EO) 14074 “Advancing Effective, Accountable Policing and Criminal Justice Practices to Enhance Public Trust and Public Safety” was signed.  In accordance with EO 14074 (Section 12), State, Tribal, local, […]
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