New Oak Ridge Police Department officers were sworn in at the Oak Ridge Municipal Building on Friday, and the department celebrated the promotion of Charles Robin Smith to deputy chief.
Smith has served with the Oak Ridge Police Department since 2012.
Before he joined the ORPD, he served for 17 years with the Tennessee Valley Authority Police. He served the last 14 of those as commander of police operations.
Smith began his law enforcement career with the Sevierville Police Department, where he worked 15 years.
Smith is a 1982 graduate of the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy and a 1990 graduate of the FBI National Academy. He has a bachelor’s degree in applied organizational management from Tusculum College and master’s in business administration from Bethel University.
Here is information on the new officers sworn into service, provided by the Oak Ridge Police Department: [Read more…]