Fire & Police

Fire & Police

 
 
 
 
 

 
 

Police and Fire Chief: Charles Wells
Commissioner
: Jim Bentley

Important Numbers:
Police Department: (423) 821-3151
Fire Department
: (423) 821-4131

Emergency ONLY: 911

About the Department
The Lookout Mountain Police and Fire Departments personnel are Chief2018
cross-trained
in
law enforcement and fire fighting capacities. All officers are State Certified Policemen and have a minimum of State Basic Firefighter- Level 3. Several of the officers are also trained as Emergency Medical Technicians or Paramedics. The EMT/Paramedics respond to medical calls to evaluate, stabilize, and prepare patients for transport if needed. Each patrol car is equipped with emergency equipment including a defibrillator, which can be used for heart patients. All officers are trained in the usage of the defibrillator, which has proved to be a life saving device. Ambulance transport is provided by Hamilton County EMS.

Communication and Mutual Aid
The Town of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, Police Department
communicates using 800 mkg radios. They are on the same frequency as other law enforcement agencies in Hamilton County and Chattanooga

S.W.A.T. They are also in communication with the Lookout Mountain, Georgia, Police and Fire Departments and the ambulance service. The two townships have a mutual aid agreement and will come to the aid of the other town when possible. The Investigation Division maintains a close working relationship with other city, state, county and federal agencies. Dispatchers are on duty 24/7 to receive emergency calls. 
Dial 911 for Emergency.  From a Cell Phone Dial (423) 821-3151.

Fire Alarms
Learn how to prevent false fire alarms. Click here

Radar
Radar detection is regularly used to maintain the 25 m.p.h. speed limit. The business district and school zone have a 20 m.p.h. speed limit. 

Citations
Persons who receive a citation may attend court on Tuesday evenings in the 
town hall.