Tag Archives: Oak Ridge Police Department

ORPD investigating shooting on South Dillard Avenue

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (June 26, 2020) – Two people were arrested in connection to a shooting on South Dillard Avenue Thursday night. Oak Ridge Police officers responded to a call for shots fired at around 8:39 p.m. on Thursday, June 25, 2020. An investigation determined three individuals had been shot …

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ORPD investigating shooting at Manhattan Apartments

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.(May 20, 2020) – Oak Ridge Police Department officers responded to a shooting Tuesday, May 20, 2020, at approximately 9:45 p.m. at the Manhattan Apartments.  Upon arrival, officers located a female victim with a gunshot wound to the face. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment of …

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Oak Ridge Police Department Earns Accreditation from TLEA

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (June 11, 2019) – The Oak Ridge Police Department is pleased to announce it has been granted accreditation status by the Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation (TLEA) Program. ORPD was awarded this achievement during the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP) meeting held in Franklin, Tennessee, on …

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Oak Ridge Celebrates National Police Week, May 12-18

Peace Officers Memorial Service Planned for May 15 OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (May 8, 2019) – The Oak Ridge Police Department will join other law enforcement agencies across the country in celebrating National Police Week, May 12-18, 2019. As part of the week-long observance, the department will host a Peace Officers …

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Citation issued in bus accident; no injuries

(Oak Ridge Today)   Oak Ridge  Police said.No one was injured when a car crashed into an Oak Ridge school bus on Thursday, The two-vehicle crash was reported at about 6:55 a.m. Thursday in the eastbound lanes of Oak Ridge Turnpike at Salem Road School bus #64 was struck on the …

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ORPD Announces 2019 Car Seat Checkpoint Schedule

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (January 7, 2019) – The Oak Ridge Police Department, in partnership with East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, is announcing the schedule of free car seat checkpoints for the rest of the year. The first event of 2019 will be held Saturday, January 12, from 10 a.m. until 1 …

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Apartment Fire Sends Occupant to Hospital

Oak Ridge, Tenn. — A resident of an apartment on East Tennessee Avenue was transported to Methodist Medical Center for smoke inhalation after his food caught fire on the stove on Wednesday, October 28. The resident, identified as Earnest Hurd, was cooking supper when he fell asleep at approximately 10:19 …

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