Community Partnership Officers

Police Chief

Paul Noel
(865) 215-7000

Public Safety Complex
1650 Huron St.
Knoxville, TN 37917

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Community Partnership Officers

Community Partnership Officers are assigned specifically to one of the Knoxville Police Department’s three districts. The role of Community Partnership Officers is to help facilitate community engagement opportunities, establish community partnerships, oversee public awareness and educational efforts regarding criminal activity and crime prevention measures, and solve the unique problems that impact the residents and neighborhoods within their district.

Community Partnership Officers can be reached by phone at the following numbers: 

West District CPOs: 865-215-7042
East District CPOs: 865-215-7311
Central District CPOs: 865-215-7389

To find out your police district, click here.

West District CPOs

Officer Ricky Gallaher – [email protected]
Officer Shawn Peoples – [email protected]
Officers Anita Watson – [email protected]

East District CPOs

Officer Lori Banks – [email protected]
Officer Shelley Clemons – [email protected]
Officer Steve Taylor – [email protected]

Central District CPOs

Officer Joe Shackelford – [email protected]
Officer John Morgan – [email protected]