With the unemployment rate on the decline, the market for job seekers in Tennessee is improving.
While Johnson City’s crime rate fell in 2018 — down from a 10-year high of 9,676.5 in 2017 to a rate of 9,163.9 in 2018 — the crime rate overall has continued to rise since a three-year decrease from 2013-15.
Johnson City is grappling with a tighter budget than normal, but City Manager Pete Peterson says the city is still finding a way to adequately fund what it needs to preserve the quality of life of locals.
In an era of frequent mass shootings that take can place anywhere, it’s more important than ever for police departments to teach civilians how to respond during a mass shooting. That’s exactly what the Johnson City Police Department did Wednesday afternoon.
Teenagers interested in law enforcement have an opportunity to get a feel for the career and learn more about it during a week-long Junior Police Academy offered by the Johnson City Police Department this summer.
Johnson City Police officers were out in force at South Side Elementary School Thursday teaching bicycle riding and safety.
A Johnson City man was arrested Tuesday on multiple drug charges when police were called to his home for a possible domestic disturbance.
A Johnson City woman was arrested at the Browns Mill Road Walmart Monday on shoplifting, identity theft and trespassing charges.
ELIZABETHTON — A man who was wanted for the past three years on charges of robbery with a firearm and aggravated assault was arrested and had his first day in court.
The Johnson City Police Department is inviting the community to join them in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, April 25.
On April 15, Johnson City Police Department officers arrested Jerrie Boyd, 42, 1824 Mary St., Johnson City, and charged her with criminal simulation.
Home found ‘full of animal feces’
The following is a roundup of felony arrests reported recently by local law enforcement.
Johnson City police arrested Robert Blevins, 51, 237 Elmer Rd. on Wednesday April 3 when first responders arrived at the McDonalds at 1710 West Market St. in response to a call concerning a man asleep in a car.