Collierville Police Chief Larry Goodwin presented Collierville Police Accreditation Manager Bill Bradham with his 25 year service pin and Distinguished Service Plaque during the August 11 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting. “It’s my pleasure to make this presentation to Bill Bradham for his dedicated and loyal service,” Chief Goodwin said.
Bradham began his career with the Police department as a Dispatcher/Jailer in 1989 and became a reserve officer for the department the following year. He attended the Memphis Police Department Third Regional Basic Academy and became an officer in 1991 but later returned to the Communications /Jail serving as a lead dispatcher and a Communications Supervisor. In 2001, he received the department’s Lifesaving Award for assisting with a child that had been submerged in a pool and was revived. Bradham became the department’s Accreditation Manager in 2006 and currently serves in that position. Additionally, he is an Assessor for the Law Enforcement Agency Coalition of Tennessee as well as the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police. He has been an active member of the community serving in his church as a board member and as a Boy Scout leader.