Sheriff Jim Hammond Announces 2020 HCSO Online Citizen Survey

Friday, January 24, 2020
Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Hammond is officially releasing the 2020 Online HCSO Citizen’s Survey.
 
The survey, available online, is open to all Hamilton County residents who wish to participate and offer feedback as to the services provided to them by the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.
 
“This survey is a unique way for us to see how we are doing as a law enforcement agency…. It gives the citizens of Hamilton County an opportunity to voice their concerns and tell us what we are doing right and what we can do better,” stated Sheriff Hammond.
 
The online citizens survey consists of 20 questions and discusses a variety of issues related to the work and efficiency of the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.
There is also a portion available for personal input. All names are kept confidential.
 
The survey is designed to reinforce our agency’s commitment to excellence for all citizens with fair and equitable performance.
 
Citizens may access the online survey by clicking here or via the HCSO Facebook page.

Upcoming Street Closures

Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority Donates 1,000 Recycling Collection Bags To Schools

Lin Prabish Speaks At Photographic Society March 19


Here are the upcoming street closures: Thursday Ales on 8th - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed from 2-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday Southside Social ... (click for more)

The Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority, which runs a local recycling center, donated over 1,000 specialized bags for teachers to be able to collect recycling in their classrooms this year. ... (click for more)

The Photographic Society of Chattanooga will present Lin Prabish on March 19 at 7 p.m. Mrs. Prabish began her love of art at the ripe age of two when she began drawing. In the 1960s, she began ... (click for more)




Happenings

Upcoming Street Closures

Here are the upcoming street closures: Thursday Ales on 8th - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed from 2-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday Southside Social Weekend Closures - Chestnut Street between W 17th Street and W 19th Street will be closed every Friday and Saturday night from 9 p.m.-2 a.m. This closure will be in effect through Dec. ... (click for more)

Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority Donates 1,000 Recycling Collection Bags To Schools

The Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority, which runs a local recycling center, donated over 1,000 specialized bags for teachers to be able to collect recycling in their classrooms this year. For over a decade, the DWSWA has provided free collection of recycling for schools and free educational activities and trips from a certified instructor. Last year, 304,720 pounds of recycling ... (click for more)

Breaking News

Billy Hawk, Who Once Faced Life In Prison After Cold Case Murder Conviction, Walks Free

Billy Hawk’s nearly 40-year-long saga came to an end after Hawk pled nolo contendere to a lesser plea of voluntary manslaughter in Hamilton County Criminal Court on Monday morning. This plea will set Hawk free, as he has already served the five-year prison sentence required. Under terms of the plea, Hawk will be forbidden from speaking to the victim’s family. District Attorney ... (click for more)

Report Says Former Soddy Daisy Police Chief Gann Met At Hotel With Wife Of Officer Who Had Suffered A Stroke

An internal affairs report says former Soddy Daisy Police Chief Jeff Gann met at a hotel in Dayton with the wife of a Soddy Daisy officer who had recently suffered a stroke. The investigation was carried out by the Sheriff's Office at the request of Soddy Daisy City Manager Janice Cagle. Ms. Cagle said she was told on Feb. 3 that Gann had been seen at mid-day on Jan. 30 at ... (click for more)

Opinion

Earl Freudenberg: Seeing Charlie Coolidge Brought Back A Flood Of Memories

Seeing Charles Coolidge at the Heritage Center that bears his name has special meaning to me. I first met Mr. Coolidge while attending Kirkman High School downtown. I would wait on the Southern Coach Line bus at 3 rd and Market Streets in front of Chattanooga Printing operated by the Coolidge Family. Mr. Coolidge’s office was right at the front. One day this gentle voice said, ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Marines Get It Done

In the wake of my Sunday story, which detailed the heroics of Marine Lt. General Chuck Pitman and the time he “borrowed” a Chinook helicopter to stop a serial killer in New Orleans, there came a little-known story that seems to have gotten overlooked during the 9/11 attacks on our country in 2001. When the hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 slammed into the west side of the Pentagon ... (click for more)