Collierville Police will be participating is unwanted prescription program
On April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Collierville Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 11th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal to CPD, located at 156 North Rowlett in Collierville. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.
Assistant Chief with Collierville Police Honored for Supporting Public Education
David Tillner, Assistant Chief with the Collierville Police Department, was awarded the C.H. Harrell Award by the Collierville Education Foundation at the Collierville Chamber Awards Gala on Friday, March 4, 2016. The C.H. Harrell Award is presented to an individual who goes above and beyond the call of duty in supporting education in Collierville.
Throughout Chief Tillner’s 27 years with the Collierville Police Department, he has been actively involved in charitable fundraising efforts supporting public education. Since the inception of the Car and Bike Show in 2000, Chief Tillner has dedicated countless hours every year for this event which has become known as one of the best car shows in the region, and featured in national car enthusiast publications.
New Phone Scam
Recently, a couple of citizens in Collierville were targeted by phone call, claiming to be a representative of the Collierville Town Court, threatening them with prosecution for failing to pay a fine. The caller attempted to have the victim pay the fine by submitting money electronically using a Visa debit card. The caller id indicated the call came from the Collierville Town Court.
Collierville STAR Team Help Search for Missing Child in High Profile Case
West Tennessee recently made national news with the search and rescue mission for missing two year old, Noah Chamberlin. For a week, numerous teams meticulously searched through deep woods and swampy terrain faithfully dedicated to finding the child. Despite the tragic outcome, Noah was found due to countless hours of specialized searching, tracking techniques, and the unyielding determination to find him.