It is the policy of the UTC Police Department to investigate all complaints against department employees. The Chief of Police is responsible for ensuring that an investigation and review of citizen compliments or complaints occurs in a timely, fair, and equitable manner.
Citizens may file a complaint or compliment:
Chief Robert K. Ratchford
- Using the online complaint form
- In person or in writing, with the Chief of Police at the following address:
Campus Police Department
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
400 Palmetto Street Department 3954
Chattanooga, TN 37403-3954
For citizens who wish to appear in person for a complaint or compliment to the Chief, business hours are 8 AM to 4 PM, Monday through Friday. Citizens may also file a complaint (in person, in writing, or by telephone) at any time with any supervisor at the Police Department. Persons may be held criminally and/or civilly liable for knowingly filing a false complaint or making a false statement.