Child Safety Seat Checkpoints

Police Chief

Paul Noel
(865) 215-7000

800 Howard Baker Jr. Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37915

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Checkpoints are conducted by appointment only. 

The Knoxville Police Department hosts monthly Child Safety Seat Checkpoints at 917 E. Fifth Avenue in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

In addition to hosting a checkpoint on the second Saturday of every month, a checkpoint will now also be offered on the fourth Tuesday of every month.  

The Child Safety Seat Checkpoints are a completely free-of-charge service offered by the KPD for parents, grandparents or other guardians. During the Checkpoint, child car seats are inspected by a certified car seat technician to ensure proper use or installation. Additionally, car seat technicians provide valuable safety tips and recommendations for those utilizing child safety seats. The Checkpoints are led by KPD personnel who have completed the 32-hour Child Passenger Safety Technician Standardized Training.  

The Checkpoints are hosted at 917 E. Fifth in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Checkpoints are conducted by appointment only.

For more information or to make an appointment,
call 865-215-1300 or 865-215-7103
or email [email protected].

A list of upcoming Child Safety Seat Checkpoint dates and times can be found below:  

Tuesday, February 28 – 5 pm – 8 pm (appointment only)
Tuesday, March 28 – 5 pm – 8 pm (appointment only)
Saturday, April 8 – 10 am – 1 pm (appointment only)
Tuesday, April 25 – 5 pm – 8 pm (appointment only)
Saturday, May 13 – 10 am – 1 pm (appointment only)
Tuesday, May 23 – 5 pm – 8 pm (appointment only)

Click here for more info on Child Safety Seat Rules