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WPD Receives 4th Accreditation Award

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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 7, 2024. To achieve accreditation with TLEA, an agency voluntarily submits to a three-year process of enhancing the agency’s...

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Citizens Police Academy Session 13 Announced

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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 March 18.  Topics covered in the course include an overview of the law enforcement profession, criminal law, drug enforcement, patrol, firearms,...

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Public Notice Regarding Federal Surplus Property

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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, and Territorial Law Enforcement agencies (LEAs) must: Notify their Civilian Governing Body (CGB)...

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Halloween Safety Tips for Kids

Title: Halloween Safety Tips for Kids Halloween is a thrilling and magical time for children. They get to dress up in creative costumes, go trick-or-treating, and enjoy loads of candy. However, with all the excitement, it’s crucial to prioritize safety to ensure a happy and spooktacular Halloween experience. Let’s explore some essential Halloween safety tips to keep your little ones safe while they embark on their trick-or-treat adventures. Costume Safety Choosing the...

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Now Hiring – Police Officer

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The Waverly Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer/Public Safety Officer.  The City of Waverly offers a competitive pay and benefits package including health, vision and dental insurance, vacation, and sick leave.  Retirement is offered through TCRS (Pension based plan) and an optional 401k.  The Waverly Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer/Public Safety Officer.  The City of Waverly offers...

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