Deputy Chief Simerly Receives Statewide Honor for Law Enforcement Leadership
During her 26 years at the University of Tennessee Police Department, Deputy Chief Emily Simerly has created a unit that connects police officers and students in meaningful partnerships and instituted processes that allow UTPD to more efficiently serve the Volunteer community. In light of these and other efforts, Simerly has received a statewide honor for her leadership in improving law enforcement.
UTPD Corporal Botica Saves Man’s Life in Interstate 40 Camper Trailer Fire
UT Police Department Officer Kyle Botica was off duty and on his way to run errands the afternoon of October 21 when he drove past a burning camper trailer on Interstate 40 west near Pellissippi Parkway. His quick action to render aid to a man who collapsed saved his life.