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Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Commission
3025 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, TN 37214

Telephone:
Phone: (615) 741-4461
Fax: (615) 532-0502

Email: law.enforcement@tn.gov

If you are an officer, member of the public or attorney needing information on you or another individual’s POST record or certification, please contact request.post@tn.gov.

NOTICE OF OFFICER ARREST

Tenn. Code Ann. § 38-8-126 (2017) requires officers who have been arrested to notify the Executive Secretary of the POST Commission and the chief officer of the employing agency within twenty-four (24) hours of that arrest. 

The statute also requires the chief officer of the employing agency to notify the Executive Secretary of the POST Commission within twenty-four (24) hours of gaining knowledge of the officer’s arrest.

Please note that the Commission may revoke or suspend the certification, withhold a pay supplement pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 38-8-111(e)(2) or take any other lawful action against an officer who is arrested and knowingly fails to notify the executive secretary of POST.

To report an arrest, please fill out and submit the Officer Arrest Form to ReportArrest.ToPost@tn.gov. - PLEASE USE INTERNET EXPLORER OR EDGE TO SUBMIT FORM.

OFFICER/AGENCY  COMPLAINT  FORM

Please complete the form below to file a complaint against a certified law enforcement officer or a law enforcement agency in Tennessee. POST is not a general investigative agency and can only investigate matters over which it has jurisdiction as established in T.C.A. § 38-8-101 et seq., including compliance with pre-employment, in-service and training requirements.

General employment matters should be addressed with the employing agency, and criminal matters should be addressed with appropriate law enforcement authorities. If you have any questions about whether POST has jurisdiction over your complaint, please contact our legal office at request.post@tn.gov.  

If you are unable to submit this form electronically, you may print, complete and mail to:

Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission
3025 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, TN 37214