Police Department

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Message from the Chief

Welcome to our website,

It is truly my honor to serve the community of Atoka, Tennessee as your Chief of Police. Our focus is to improve and maintain the quality of life for our residents as well as building lifelong relationships all those residing in or visiting our great community.

We believe that back to the basic police work, customer service, and community partnerships is the foundation to be able to deliver a level of service that exceeds the community’s expectations. We also believe that every interaction matters because every interaction could be the one that makes a difference and impacts another for the rest of their life.

We live in our community, we love our community, and we share the concerns and challenges experienced by our community.  The Atoka Police Department is dedicated to serving this city. We work with all Town government departments to provide the best possible service to residents and visitors. We are in the community 24/7. You may not always see us, but we are always patrolling and always available. You can contact us anytime to speak to an officer or request an officer visit you at your location.

Officers are eager to be part of resolving issues or addressing concerns within the city, as well as, stopping by your special events to support community members and organizations as officer time allows. We are all in this together; making Atoka a great place to live, work, raise a family, and experience the uniqueness of our town.


Anthony W. Rudolph, Chief of Police

Mission Statement

As members of the Atoka Police Department our mission is to provide a professional community-oriented police service. We are committed to creating and maintaining an active community partnership and assisting citizens in identifying and solving problems to improve the quality of lives in our neighborhoods. We are dedicated to protecting life, property, and maintaining order while assuring fair and equal treatment to everyone.

Vision Statement

The Atoka Police Department is a proactive police agency dedicated to excellence through quality customer service. We shall ensure quality customer service for everyone we serve by way of accountability and community involvement. We shall maintain a quality of professionalism for employees through training, development, and education to assist with the personal and career growth with a constant emphasis on innovation and improvement.

Contact Info:

The Atoka Police Department provides law enforcement services to the citizens of Atoka 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Administrative hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, excluding holidays.

Atoka Police Department
68 Atoka-McLaughlin Drive
Atoka, Tennessee 38004-4826

Emergency:  911
Administrative Contact:  901.837.5302
Non-Emergency Contact (for officer):  901.475.4300