Community & Legislative Affairs

The Community Affairs Office is also the clearing house for neighborhood organizations, churches and community groups interested in knowing more about the Sheriff’s Office. Representatives from the Public Affairs Office work closely with the Crime Prevention Office to arrange for community programs on a variety of topics.

  Lea Ester Redmond-Terrell
Director of Community & Legislative Affairs

Sheriff's Community Relations Team

Sidney Chism

Sidney Chism
Community Relations Specialist

Contact the Community & Legislative Affairs Office if you are interested in having the Sheriff visit your organization, church or neighborhood association.

Community Affairs Office provides “hands-on” service to the community. Representatives tour neighborhoods to gain insight about crime trends and work with other government agencies to address any problems that might be reported.

The Community Affairs Office can also assist if you’re interested in volunteering for many programs offered by the Sheriff’s Office to help people of all ages. You may learn more about these volunteer programs by clicking over to Volunteer Opportunities Section. 

The Office of Legislative Affairs works closely with County Board of Commissioners, Tennessee Sheriff’s Association, and Local and State elected officials in an effort to support and push legislation agenda pertaining to law enforcement personnel.

Contact Info

Phone: 901-222-6064

Media Relations