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John Holder, Sheriff
Office: 615-792-4341
Jail: 615-792-2025

200 Public Square
Ashland City, TN 37015

Sheriff John Holder serves as the County's Head of Law Enforcement. He oversees a Department of 69 employees.

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Lt. Floyd Duncan, Chief Investigator -
Criminal Investigative Division

Phone: 615-792-2021

199 Court Street
Ashland City, TN 37015

The Sheriff Department consist of:

  • a Criminal Investigation Division consisting of 4 investigators
  • Dare Officer that teaches a Drug Awareness Class to 5th graders
  • 1 Civil Process Server
  • 3 Sergeants
  • 21 Patrol Officers
  • Chief Deputy
  • 2 Chain Gang Officers that oversees the prisoners that keep the Cheatham County roads clean
  • 1 Administrative Assistant
  • 5 Clerical Workers
  • 4 Court Officers
  • 1 Jail Administrator, and 25 Jailers.

The Sheriff also oversees a Jail Facility which consists of 120 beds.

The department has been very successful in applying and receiving grants to purchase:

  • Live Scan Fingerprint Machine which sends fingerprints directly to the TBI
  • Computers
  • Officers Protective Vest
  • Tasers
  • Handheald Radios
  • Overtime Pay for Officers
  • A grant for the Amber Alert Computer.