Collierville Police Offer Home Solicitation Safety Tips

Door to door solicitors come in many shapes and sizes. These solicitors can offer deals on magazines, energy audits, opportunities to sign petitions, cookies, and much more. The solicitation ordinance, effective October 9, 2015, allows commercial solicitors to conduct door-to-door sales after obtaining a permit from the Town. Solicitors are also required to wear a Town-issued identification badge while working; as a resident you have the right to ask to see an ID badge if it is not clearly displayed. Non-commercial solicitors such as church groups, scouts or charitable organizations do not need a permit or identification badges.

Lt. Dixon celebrates retirement

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Lt. Dixon has served as a commissioned police officer with the Collierville Police Department for 26 years beginning his employment on July 17, 1989.

He was born in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1957, and moved to Memphis, Tennessee in 1965.   He attended Overton High School, and later graduated with honors “Magna Cum Laude” from Memphis State University.

In 1983, Norm married Cindy Mason and they have one daughter Lindsey.

In the summer of 1989, Norm joined the Collierville Police Department as a commissioned officer, and later that year, he graduated from the Memphis Police Department’s First Regional Academy.

Officer Rossie Promoted to Lieutenant


In August of this year, the department held a Lieutenant Promotional Process to establish an eligibility list in anticipation of the upcoming retirement of two lieutenants.   There were eight candidates who participated in this process.  

These eight candidates were tested on their knowledge in the several areas.

Collierville Police asks everyone to take a stand against crime

Your neighborhood is invited to participate with many other neighborhoods across the country in celebration of National Night Out on Tuesday evening, August 4, 2015.

Beware of Phone Scams!

Recently, a couple of citizens in Collierville were targeted by phone call, claiming to be a deputy sheriff, threatening them with prosecution for failing to comply with jury service unless they pay a fine now.