Allen Named as New KPD Deputy Chief

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Eric Vreeland
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Knoxville, TN 37902

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Allen Named as New KPD Deputy Chief

Posted: 08/14/2014
August 14, 2014 - Mayor Madeline Rogero and Knoxville Police Chief David Rausch honored Captain Nate Allen in a promotion ceremony in the Knoxville Civic Coliseum Ball Room on Thursday, August 14.

Allen was sworn in as the new Deputy Chief for the Knoxville Police Department. Deputy Chief Allen has been with KPD since 1986.

Chief Rausch said Deputy Chief Allen has served in various roles during his tenure with the department. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1992 and Lieutenant in 1996. In 2000, Allen was promoted to the rank of Captain where he served as the East District Commander. Chief Allen also served as the Staff Officer to the Chief of Police, Homeland Security Coordinator, and Commander over Persons and Property Crimes in the Criminal Investigations Division.

Chief Allen has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Homeland Security from North Central University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Allen is also a graduate of the Georgia State University Senior Law Enforcement Command College and the FBI National Academy Session 196.

Chief Rausch said, "Deputy Chief Allen's experience has been a tremendous asset to the Knoxville Police Department and the City of Knoxville. We look forward to his continued leadership in his new role as the Division Commander of the Criminal Investigations Division."

Nate Allen, Chief Rausch, Mayor Rogero