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Where to Find Help

UPDATED October 31, 2008

Sheriff Departments

Tennessee

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Before a protection order can take effect, it must be served upon the abuser. In most states, protection orders are served by the sheriff department.  You can contact the clerk of the court in the court that issued your order to find out the procedure for service if you are unsure. For a list of Tennessee courts, check the TN Courthouse Locations page on our site.  Listed below are telephone numbers and addresses for sheriff departments in Tennessee. You may be able to find more up-to-date listings for sheriff departments on the Tennessee Sheriffs Association website.

city/county



Scott

Sheriff's Office
Courthouse Sq
Huntsville, TN 37756
Phone: (423) 663-2245

Sequatchie

Sheriff's Office
351 Fredonia Road
Suite A
Dunlap, TN 37327
Phone: (423) 949-7750

Sevier

Sheriff's Office
106 W Bruce St
Sevierville, TN 37862
Phone: (865) 453-4668
Web: http://www.seviercountytn.org

Shelby

Sheriff's Office
201 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38103
Phone: (901) 545-5500
Web: http://www.shelby-sheriff.org

Smith

Sheriff's Office
205 2nd Ave W
Carthage, TN 37030
Phone: (615) 735-2626

Stewart

Sheriff's Office
203 Donelson Pkwy
Dover, TN 37058
Phone: (615) 232-5322

Sullivan

Sheriff's Office
140 Blountville Byp
Blountville, TN 37617
Phone: (423) 279-7500

Sumner

Sheriff's Office
117 W Smith St
Gallatin, TN 37066
Phone: (615) 452-2616

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