Crime prevention and public education is a cross-departmental goal, and each Gallatin Police Department officer is expected to incorporate aspects of each into all that they do. The resources contained here are intended to provide basic crime prevention information. It is our belief that the Gallatin community is made safer through cooperative efforts and community partnerships, and we are eager to be of service. If you have a specific crime prevention question, please feel free to contact the Gallatin Police Department Crime Prevention Unit by calling 615-452-1313, and ask for Sergeant Jake Myers or Officer James Kemp.

Crime prevention is the anticipation, recognition, and appraisal of a crime risk and the initiation of an action to remove or reduce it. 

When you remove the opportunity, there is less crime. Remember also that the key to personal safety is AWARENESS. Don’t give criminals the opportunity to commit a crime by being aware of your surroundings. The Gallatin Police Department will do our best to apprehend criminals and remove them from our community.

Posted Crime Watch Sign
Lakeside Homes
Smart Phone Apps
Neighborhood Watch brings residents together with law enforcement to deter crime and make communities safer.


Let us increase patrols when your house and possessions are most vulnerable.
Please Call 615-452-1313 Ext 2


Community apps are gaining momentum to communicate with your neighbors instantly.
Police officer with school children.
Police cruisers with sirens on.
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Whether it’s a school, business, or community group, the GPD loves to share safety topics.
A classroom series giving citizens an inside look at Gallatin Police operations.
Register your new alarm to contact emergency responders.
Well-lit courtyard in front of a building.
Taped off crime scene.
Police cruisers and motorcycles in traffic.
Layout, lighting, building and maintenance can affect the levels of crime in your neighborhood.
Anyone can play an integral role in mitigating the impacts of an active shooter incident.
We’ll ping your e-mail with local reports as they are released to the media.