Troy Lane, police chief for the UT Knoxville campus, has been appointed to the dual role of associate vice chancellor for public safety and chief of police effective January 1. As associate vice chancellor, Lane now oversees the university’s growing safety programs, including environmental health and safety and emergency management.
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UT Police Department has received an advanced reaccreditation award from the Commission for Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies at a recent public hearing held by the CALEA Commission in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Police Department is preparing for its second reaccreditation review and is asking the campus and surrounding community for input.
The International Association of Chiefs of Police has selected UT Police Chief Troy Lane and Lieutenant Donnie Ross to take part in its National Law Enforcement Leadership Institute on Violence Against Women. The association is bringing campus law enforcement leaders together to focus on violent crimes against women and to support best practices within campus police departments.
Troy Lane was officially sworn as the new chief of police at UT this morning. Assistant Chief Debbie Perry—who served as interim chief of the department before Lane’s hiring—conducted the swearing-in, in which Troy promised to uphold the United States constitution and the laws of the state of Tennessee and the university.