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Monthly Archive

February 2015

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 224 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
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SPD Employment

Hiring Process

Testing Date + The testing date, time and any additional information will be published in the Mountain Press and other forms of media.… Read More read more..

SPD Hiring Process

Re-Application Process

All applicants not chosen for a position may reapply for future vacancies. Each applicant will be notified of his or her standing in the process as it progresses to the next step. Final applicants wil... read more..

SPD Hiring Process

Residency Requirements

The successful candidate must reside inside Sevier County within one-year of employment.... read more..

SPD Hiring Process

Probationary Period

One year from date of hire for police officers and six months for dispatch and records positions. This time is used to train and evaluate the candidate and to determine if they are suited for law enfo... read more..

SPD Hiring Process

Dispatch Training Program

Each dispatcher must complete a six week Dispatch Training Program.... read more..

SPD Hiring Process

Field Training Program

Upon returning from Basic Police Recruit School, an officer must pass and complete the sixteen week Sevierville Police Department Field Training Program. Each phase of this training regimen is evaluat... read more..

SPD Hiring Process

N.C.I.C. School and N.C.I Training

All dispatchers must complete this required training to be certified to dispatch.... read more..

SPD Hiring Process

Basic Police Recruit School

All police officers must complete and pass an approved (8) eight week, Basic police recruit school within one year of employment.... read more..

SPD Hiring Process

Psychological Examination

Each employee must take and pass a psychological examination as mandated by the P.O.S.T. Commission (DSMIII).... read more..

SPD Hiring Process

Physicians Examination

Each employee must pass a physical examination and a drug screen.... read more..

SPD Hiring Process

Offer of Employment

Each person to be hired will be asked to sign a Conditional Offer of Employment Agreement.... read more..

SPD Hiring Process

Background Investigation

A thorough background investigation will be initiated on all candidate(s) who have successfully completes all of the above steps. Sensitive and confidential aspects of applicant’s personal lives... read more..

SPD Hiring Process

Management Interview and File Review

The top candidate(s) chosen from the assessment center will be asked to return for an oral interview with the Chief of Police.... read more..

SPD Hiring Process

Assessment Center

The top candidates who successfully pass the written examination and physical agility test will be notified and asked to return and participate in an assessment center. Assessment Center Testing - Th... read more..

SPD Hiring Process

Initial Examinations

Written exam- A standardized written examination will be administered to each person who attends. Physical agility examination- (not applicable to civilian positions) The physical agility examination... read more..

SPD Hiring Process

Testing Date

The testing date, time and any additional information will be published in the Mountain Press and other forms of media. We only accept or test those individuals who have a current application or resum... read more..

SPD Employment

Hiring Information and Process

The City of Sevierville Police Department is always seeking ethical, intelligent men and women to join our department.  If you have a good driving record; a personal and professional record showi... read more..


Police Resources

Accident/Incident Reports Request Form Animals & Pets Citizen Safety Information Domestic Violence Victim's Rights Internet Safety & Education Resources for Parents Residential Safety Tip... read more..


Police Programs

Adult Safety Education Child Safety Seat Inspections Citizen's Poli read more..

Internet Safety

Internet Safety & Education Resources for Parents

The Sevierville Police Department recommends that parents understand the many safety concerns pertaining to use of the internet by their children. When appropriate, parents should discuss these concer... read more..


Prescription Drug Take Back

As a full-time partner with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), the City of Sevierville Police Department participates in the DEA’s National Drug Take Back Program. The program provides a valuable outl... read more..

Safety & Prevention

Collision Avoidance Training (CAT)

In an effort to improve the driving abilities and overall safety of younger drivers, the Sevierville Police offers 12-hour Collision Avoidance Training (CAT) seminars. The training is for new drivers ... read more..


Speaking Engagements and Training Sessions

One of our functions is to provide information and training to the community on various topics such as shoplifting prevention, burglary prevention, neighborhood watches, rape aggression defense, home ... read more..

Safety & Prevention


MEDRAY (Emergency Medical Relay System) is a program designed to provide the responding emergency caregiver with essential information in the event the patient is incapacitated or otherwise unable to ... read more..

Safety & Prevention

R.A.D. Rape Aggression Defense

The Sevierville Police Department's Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) Class is a 9- 12 hour course for women. Participants will learn Preventative Techniques, Basic Self Defense, and Ground Defense. Th... read more..


Police Camp for Kids

Each summer, the Sevierville Police Department schedules a Police Camp for Kids. The purpose of Police Camp is to provide the opportunity for young men and women, 12-14 years of age, to learn basic po... read more..

Safety & Prevention

Neighborhood Watch

The Neighborhood Watch program is great for the community and for the department. When established, it helps every citizen take an active role in the safety of their community. We have officers ready ... read more..


Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.)

Our D.A.R.E. program is taught to our 5th and 6th grade students. We feel that D.A.R.E. is an important tool to educate our students on the dangers of drug usage. In conjunction with the school system... read more..


Citizen's Police Academy

The Citizen Police Academy provides the opportunity for citizens to learn basic police skills in a safe, organized and structured environment. Curriculum for the program consists of 30 hours of classr... read more..

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