News

CPD Promotes Holiday Shopping Tips

Be sure and take the necessary precautions to stay safe and keep purchases and personal items secure during the Holiday shopping season. Collierville Police Department Assistant Chief David Tillner said "We continually urge people to heed warnings, place purchases out of sight, and to be sure and lock your vehicle doors. During the Holidays, this becomes even more important. We encourage everyone to be alert and use common sense. The Department wants this to be another happy and safe holiday season."

Collierville Police Officers Stop by for an Evening of Community Fellowship

On the Sunday night of September 25, Collierville police cars lined the streets in the quiet neighborhood of Tara Oaks. Normally, the sight of multiple squad cars is alarming, but on this night, it was different.

rx long

The Town of Collierville is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Tennessee District to conduct the 10th National Prescription drug “Take-Back” program Saturday, September 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Collierville Police will be collecting expired, unused or unwanted prescription drugs at CPD Headquarters, 156 N. Rowlett in Collierville.  Only pills or patches will be collected. Liquids, needles and sharps will not be accepted.

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

norm dixon opt

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.