Two Mt. Juliet Police Officers Graduate from Police Academy

Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Two Mt. Juliet police officers graduated from the Basic Police School at the East Tennessee Regional Law Enforcement Academy in Morristown, Tennessee this morning. Mt. Juliet’s newest police officers, Michael Long and Daniel Zimmer, along with 43 other law enforcement officers across Tennessee, took part in a graduation ceremony for Class 124 held at Walters State Community College.

Photo of (L-R) Captain Tyler Chandler, Officer Michael Long, Officer Daniel Zimmer, and Deputy Chief Michael Mullins in uniform outside.

(L-R) Captain Tyler Chandler, Officer Michael Long, Officer Daniel Zimmer, and Deputy Chief Michael Mullins

Before becoming a police officer, Officer Long grew up in Mt. Juliet and attended Mt. Juliet High School, further graduating from Volunteer State Community College with an Associate’s Degree. He served as a dispatcher with the department before becoming a police officer.

Before becoming a police officer, Officer Zimmer spent most of his life in Nashville, serving in the Army National Guard for six years. He received the Athletic Award in the police academy.

“Both of them shined a light on our department and community while attending the academy, and I was grateful to hear that they stood out amongst their fellow classmates. We are proud of them,” stated Police Chief James Hambrick.

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