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2014 TNPBA Endorsed Candidates

This is a list of all of the endorsed candidates that the TNPBA has endorsed in 2014.  We would like to congratulate each of these candidates on their endorsements and we hope to work with them into the future to help make the law enforcement profession better for our members.  Please show your support for these candidates at the polls.

Tennessee Division
Mark K Pody
House of Representatives, district 46
(Won election, 10/04/2014)
John Ray Clemmons
House of Representatives, district 55
(Won election, 10/04/2014)
Darren Jernigan
House of Representatives, district 60
(Won election, 10/04/2014)
Wes Bradley
Senate, district 8
(Lost election, 10/04/2014)
Jeff Yarbro
Senate, district 21
(Won election, 10/04/2014)
Andrew Jackson Chapter

John D Wootten

Circuit Court Judge, Div II
Barry Tatum
General Sessions Judge, Div I
Robert Bryan
Clara Byrd
Circuit Court Judge, Div I
Brian Fuller
Criminal Court Judge
Gordon Aulgur
Andy Wright
General Sessions Judge, Div II

Debbie Moss
Circuit Court Clerk
Smoky Mountain Chapter

Richard Vance

Circuit Court Judge, 4th District Part II
David Davenport
Jefferson County Sheriff


Tennessee News
Tennessee Police Benevolent Association Awards Scholarships

August 13, 2019

Tennessee PBA Division President Johnny Bohanan recently presented scholarship checks to the children/stepchildren of PBA members. Along with the Police Benevolent Foundation (PBF), the Tennessee PBA proudly awards scholarships to children/stepchildren of PBA members each year. This year, four students were selected to receive the PBF scholarship. They are: Mason Crosser, Morgan McClure, Ashlynn Malone and Christopher Rickman.

Tennessee PBA Presents Lifetime Membership to John Wesley Bradley

August 5, 2019

The Tennessee Police Benevolent Association Division President Johnny Bohanan recently presented long-time member, John Wesley Bradley with a lifetime membership.

House Bill 937 Passed into Law

April 5, 2019

We are pleased that HB0937 was passed into law yesterday in Tennessee. HB0937 is the bill that increases the pay supplement from $600 to $800 for police officers and firefighters in Tennessee who complete 40 hours of in-service training. This is something that Tennessee PBA has advocated for, for several years.