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SHERIFF RONALD L. SEALS took office on March 5, 2007
after being appointed as Sheriff by the Sevier County Commission upon the death of Sheriff Bruce R. Montgomery.
Sheriff Seals had served as an officer with the Sheriff’s Office
for 35 years and was officially elected sheriff in 2008 by the
citizens of Sevier County.
Sevier County Sheriff’s Office opened its administrative offices
after the renovation of the former Temple Building in 2002.
The facility houses the following department functions:
• ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES
• CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION DIVISION
• PATROL DIVISION
• RECORDS AND WARRANTS
• DISPATCH SERVICES
• TRAINING AND HUMAN RESOURCES
Sevier County Sheriff’s operational structure consists of the
following functions and officers:
1 Chief Detective
1 Detective Lieutenant
1 Sex Offender Registry Investigator
1 Child Abuse Investigator
*Street crimes unit:
4 patrol Sergeants
4 patrol Corporals
4 K 9 Officers
36 patrol Officers
*School Resource Officer Program:
16 school resource officers assigned to Sevier County Schools.
4 Court Officers
1 Officer assigned to serve executions and garnishments.
1 Animal Control Officer
1 Office Staff Supervisor
1 Part time Clerk
1 Dispatch Supervisor
*Litter Control Officers:
2 litter officers
Sevier County Sheriff’s Office sworn officers are Tennessee
P.O.S.T. certified and are required to attend a P.O.S.T.
recognized basic police recruit school as well as attending
40 hours in-service training annually
The Sheriff’s Office has a crime scene unit that is manned
by investigators trained by the National Forensic Academy
at the University of Tennessee.
The Sheriff’s Office has a Meth Lab response unit that
is manned by meth lab trained investigative and enforcement personnel.
The Sheriffs Office maintains the response units for
the inter agency hazardous response unit that is manned
by certified bomb technicians from the Sheriff’s Office,
Sevierville P.D, . Pigeon Forge P.D. , and the Gatlinburg
The Sheriff’s Office has a chaplain’s corps that responds
to the needs of sheriff’s office employees and the citizens
of Sevier County in times of need.
The Sheriff’s Office animal control officers have attended
Training through the National Animal Control Association
And have obtained certification as animal control officers.
Sevier County Sheriff’s Office is also a member of the
• Fourth Judicial Drug and Violence Task Force
• Sevier County E-911 Emergency Communications district
• Tennessee Meth Task Force
• Tennessee Sheriff’s Association
• National Sheriff’s Association
Welcome to the official Facebook page of the Sevier County Sheriff’s Department.
The Sevier County Sheriff’s Office seeks to protect the lives and property of the citizens and visitors of Sevier County by providing the finest law enforcement and correctional services. The accomplishment of this goal is ensured through rigid adherenc
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