Training Unit

The goal of the Bristol Tennessee Police Department Training Unit is to provide members of the Police Department the necessary training to meet the department's mission and to inform the public on police and public safety related topics.  To meet this goal, the Training Units plans, develops, coordinates, and implements training programs; while maintaining training records on all personnel.  


The department has developed many qualified and talented instructors to provide in-house training at a significant savings to the city.  These instructors are trained in various topics and disciplines in order to provide a well rounded training program for the department.

The Training Unit operates through Support Services and under the supervision of Sergeant Brian Hess.  Sergeant Hess can be reached by calling 423-989-9382.