Ridgetop Police Officers File Suit Against City for Disbanding Police Department

  Five former police officers in Ridgetop, including its police chief, have reportedly filed a federal lawsuit after city officials suddenly did away with the city’s police department. This, according to The Fort Worth Star Telegram, which said Ridgetop Police Chief Bryan Morris and four former officers filed the federal…

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Ridgetop Mayor Accused of Giving Little Public Notice He Would Scrap Police Department

  The Tennessee Coalition for Open Government has criticized how Ridgetop’s mayor and aldermen had little to no transparency when alerting the public that they might vote to do away with the city’s police department. As The Tennessee Star reported this month, Ridgetop City Council members voted to do away…

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Ridgetop Police Still Exist Because of Judge’s Order, But No One Knows for How Long

  The Ridgetop Police Department isn’t finished serving and protecting just yet. According to The Associated Press, Robertson County Judge Bill Goodman has signed a temporary restraining order that will allow the Ridgetop Police Department to resume operations. “Ridgetop Mayor Tony Reasoner announced the dissolution in a special-called meeting last…

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