Chattanooga Police Department Sponsors Crime Prevention Training For Businesses

Friday, September 6, 2019

The Chattanooga Police Department is sponsoring free crime prevention training primarily designed for business stakeholders who are interested in making their facility and employees as safe as possible. A nationally accredited Crime Prevention Specialist from the University of Tennessee’s Law Enforcement Innovation Center will lead the course and a translator will be present for Hispanic/Latino business owners and employees.

The instruction will incorporate Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles and demonstrate how environment can influence criminal behavior, as well as decrease the opportunity for crime.

Topics covered include security assessments, locking mechanisms, alarm systems, access control and more. 

The training will be held on Nov. 13 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Coca-Cola Bottling Company, 2111 West Shepherd Road in Chattanooga.

Registration must be completed in advance. To register, RSVP with name, email and company name to Sharon Sexton at Sharon.Sexton@Tennessee.edu.


EPB Warns Public Of Robo Call Scam

Food City Continues To Expand Home Delivery Service

Unemployment Across TN Holds Steady In August


EPB is receiving reports that some customers are receiving robo calls demanding immediate payment for their electric/fiber bills to avoid disconnection. Many of these calls have an (888) area ... (click for more)

Food City officials announced Thursday the expansion of its new same-day delivery service into several new market areas, including Dalton and Ringgold, Maynardville Highway in Knoxville, and ... (click for more)

Statewide unemployment for Tennessee held steady in August. The latest statistics released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development show the new seasonally adjusted rate ... (click for more)


Business

EPB Warns Public Of Robo Call Scam

EPB is receiving reports that some customers are receiving robo calls demanding immediate payment for their electric/fiber bills to avoid disconnection. Many of these calls have an (888) area code. EPB officials warn the public to disregard. Real EPB calls have a (423) area code, and it never requests payment in the message but simply ask customers to call for more information. (click for more)

Food City Continues To Expand Home Delivery Service

Food City officials announced Thursday the expansion of its new same-day delivery service into several new market areas, including Dalton and Ringgold, Maynardville Highway in Knoxville, and Tennessee Avenue in Chattanooga. The program is made possible through a joint partnership between the local retail supermarket chain and Instacart, a nationwide on-demand grocery delivery service. ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Man Shot On Sylvan Drive After Accosting Two People At Residence

Chattanooga Police said a man accosted two people at a residence on Sylvan Drive before he was shot early Saturday morning. Jeremy Brister, 25, was charged with aggravated criminal trespass, aggravated burglary and two counts of aggravated domestic violence. The victims were listed as a woman, 38, and a juvenile male. At 1:28 a.m., police responded to the 600 block ... (click for more)

4 Juveniles Arrested In Ridgeside On Aggravated Assault And Robbery Charges

East Ridge Police have arrested four juveniles for suspicion of aggravated assault and attempted aggravated robbery in the city of Ridgeside. Officers were in the Ridgeside area investigating a report of suspicious people walking in the area. While in the area, a call came in of an attempted car-jacking. Within minutes, East Ridge officers had three of four suspects in custody. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Let The Water Company Pay The Bill - And Response (2)

Tennessee American breaks a line and 35,000 people lose water for three days. Well they don’t exactly admit they broke it, they were working on it a few feet away and it just broke….so they say. One half of TAWC service area is out of water three days and nights, hospitals canceling surgery, schools closed and opened and then sending the children home, businesses shut down, government ... (click for more)

Hypocrisy Of Tennessee American Water Company Critics - And Response

All pump-pressure systems have acute failures. It is expected that utilities will experience system failures that are unanticipated, even with the best prevention. These would be acute failures. That is why all utilities from electric, water, and yes municipal sewer collection systems and treatment plants have response plans. Tennessee American Water Company experienced an acute ... (click for more)