City of East Ridge
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Police Department 

The East Ridge Police Department is a full service, state certified police agency
providing our citizens with excellent services from several divisions including; patrol division, criminal investigations division, special operations division, records/communications division and specialized units such as canine officer, school resource officer and traffic investigators.

Chief JR Reed is the newly-appointed Chief of Police for East Ridge. Chief Reed has been with East Ridge since 1989 and has risen through the ranks. He has been an asset to the City during his tenure and continues to make improvements to keep our City safe. 

Chief JR Reed

Deputy Chief Steve Mize
supervises all day-to-day operations and reports to the Police
Chief. Chief JR Reed.  He is a state certified officer and has served as a patrol shift supervisor and commander of the criminal investigation division prior to his promotion to Deputy Chief in 2001.

Deputy Chief Steve Mize

Captain Tim Mullinax supervises Administrative Services, which consist of the Criminal Investigations Division (CID), Communications/Records Divisions, and Special Operations Division which also consist of the SWAT team, canine team, crime prevention division, and tactical patrol division.

Captain Tim Mullinax

To report crimes or incidents, please call (423) 622-1725 (Police Dispatch).