Posts filed under: Law Enforcement

  • TWRA boat on water web version
On July 1, 2021, the new Tennessee Boating Under the Influence (BUI) law took effect making BUI 1st -6th jail time penalties equal to Driving Under the Influence (DUI) 1st-6th jail time penalties AND ensuring that Vehicular Assault, Aggravated Vehicular...
  • The Effect of Dropped DUI Charges on Sentencing web version (1)
Meet John Doe.  John was convicted of his first, second, and third DUIs which, under current Tennessee law, were each considered misdemeanors.  Then he was arrested for his fourth DUI which is a charge that carries the weight of a...
We are excited to announce that Sgt. Vincent Turocy of the Tennessee Highway Patrol has been named the MADD National Officer of the Month for October 2020! We surprised him with a presentation of the award on Thursday, October 15. ...
  • TABC uniform sleeve 300x250
The Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) Law Enforcement Division frequently conducts Minor Compliance Checks all throughout the state of Tennessee to ensure that licensed establishments are complying with state law which prohibits the sale of alcohol to those under 21.  This...