New Sheriff’s Office Opens its Doors


Beginning March 1, employees of the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office will report to their new office at 264 S. Main street in Ashland City.

After a million-dollar renovation that began in October 0f 2020, the former Tucker-Empson building now boasts a patrol squad room, the criminal investigation division, and the office’s administrative team- uniting the three parts of the sheriff’s office under one roof.

Cheatham County Sheriff Mike Breedlove stated he was “very excited because it finally puts deputies, criminal investigation, and the drug unit together.”

With the new office space came the addition of updated technology that will help solve crimes “more efficiently,” Breedlove says.

Funding from the state was accepted, as the result of a Cheatham County Commission vote, to make the renovation possible.

“I am so grateful for the commission’s support, and especially Mayor Kerry McCarver. Every commissioner is very committed to the success of their sheriff’s office and we so appreciate it.”

The move, Breedlove says, ended up saving the county several millions of dollars.

"We will not have to add additional office space to the future jail expansion, and that will save the county a large amount of taxpayers money,” Breedlove states.

The office’s new location, across the street from McDonalds, will be “very convenient for the public,” Breedlove adds. “This location will be a great benefit for any citizen who needs to talk to us and have easy access.”

The sheriff’s office will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.