Commissioner: Jim Bentley
Chief: Randall Bowden
Town Marshall: Randall Bowden

Important Numbers:
Police Department: (423)821-3151
Fire Department: (423)821-4131
Emergency ONLY: 911

May 01, 2017
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Fire & Police

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The Lookout Mountain Police and Fire Departments personnel are cross-trained in law enforcement and fire fighting capacities. All officers are State Certified Policemen and have a minimum of State Basic Firefighter- Level 3.

Several of the officers are also trained as Emergency Medical Technicians or Paramedics. The EMT/Paramedics respond to medical calls to evaluate, stabilize, and prepare patients for transport if needed. Each patrol car is equipped with emergency equipment including a defibrillator, which can be used for heart patients. All officers are trained in the usage of the defibrillator, which has proved to be a life saving device. Ambulance transport is provided by Hamilton County EMS.

The Town of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, Police Department communicates using 800 mkg radios. They are on the same frequency as other law enforcement agencies in Hamilton County and Chattanooga S.W.A.T. They are also in communication with the Lookout Mountain, Georgia, Police and Fire Departments and the ambulance service. The two townships have a mutual aid agreement and will come to the aid of the other town when possible. The Investigation Division maintains a close working relationship with other city, state, county and federal agencies. Dispatchers are on duty 24/7 to receive emergency calls.  Dial 911 for Emergency.  From a Cell Phone Dial 821-3151..

Radar detection is regularly used to maintain the 25 m.p.h. speed limit. Persons who receive a citation may attend court on Tuesday evenings in the town hall.


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