Nashville Mayor John Cooper this week released a Policing Policy Commission report to review use-of-force policies within the Metro Nashville Police Department.
This, according to a press release that members of Cooper’s staff emailed this week. Read More
A judge in Nashville just made left-wing activist Justin Jones a happy man.
Jones has led demonstrations against the police at Legislative Plaza for the past few months. As reported last year, authorities banned Jones from inside the Tennessee capitol building after he threw a cup at then-Speaker of the House Glen Casada. Read More
Metro Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson has vacated his position much sooner than he previously stated he would — without explaining.
Nashville Mayor John Cooper in a press release this week announced Anderson’s departure. Read More
Nashville Metro At-Large Council Member Steve Glover wondered this week if certain residents of Davidson County who lean right politically will have a say selecting a new police chief to replace the retiring Steve Anderson.
This, as Mayor John Cooper on Tuesday announced what he called a roadmap to finding a new chief. According to a press release, Cooper will rely on Metro Human Resources and a candidate review committee to narrow that person down. Read More
Members of Nashville’s Metro Community Oversight Board plan to help city officials find Nashville’s next police chief. “Following Mayor John Cooper’s announcement today of Chief Steve Anderson’s decision to retire as Chief of Police, the Community Oversight Board (COB) looks forward to being involved in the selection process of… Read More
Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson will retire in likely six months’ time.
Nashville Mayor John Cooper announced this at a press conference Thursday — a conference that Anderson did not attend.
This, as The Tennessee Star reported, after left-wing activists and Metro Council members pushed for either Anderson to resign or for Cooper to fire him. Read More
Metro Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson said this week that he accepts the #8CANTWAIT principles that regulate police officers’ behavior on-the-job.
Anderson said this in a press release this week. Read More
Several council members in Tennessee have called for the resignation of a police chief after warrants were issued for two community activists and then later rescinded.
Metro Council member Freddie O’Connell last week urged Nashville Mayor John Cooper to request the resignation of Metro Police Chief Steve Anderson, news outlets reported. Read More
Members of Metro Nashville’s Community Oversight Board demanded this week that Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) officers stop asking people about their immigration and citizenship status. Read More
Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson thus far will not meet with members of the Community Oversight Board and that is causing friction, according to Nashville Public Radio. Read More
If Carol Swain decides to run a second time for Nashville mayor then she said she may have a way to boost morale among the city’s police officers. Swain said low morale exists, and, for this, she blames low pay and current Police Chief Steve Anderson. “When it comes to… Read More
Nashville Mayor David Briley does not plan to fire Police Chief Steve Anderson. Additionally, a November referendum calling for a community oversight board over Nashville police is apparently still a go. This, despite the members of the Nashville Fraternal Order of the Police expressing disapproval with the proposal. According to… Read More