Tipton County Sheriff’s Office has been recognized as one of the premier law enforcement agencies in Tennessee and in the nation for its traffic safety program. The sheriff’s office was named third in the nation in the Sheriff’s Category for its size and first in Tennessee in its category. Tipton County was named first in the nation in 2008-2009 and second in 2009-2010. It received first place honors in the state in 2008-2009, and second in 2010-2011.
The awards are presented annually as part of the Law Enforcement Challenge that includes sheriff’s offices, police departments, and highway patrol districts. It is a state and national traffic safety awards program that recognizes excellent law enforcement traffic safety programs.