Gallatin Public Utilities
Gallatin residents enjoy lower-than-average utility costs due to the abundance of water from the Cumberland River and TVA power plant. For more info about natural gas, water and sewer service, visit Gallatin Utilities website.
Gallatin Electric Department
(615) 452 - 5152
Trash Disposal Services
The Gallatin Fire Department
Our local fire department has over 35 fultime firefighters and 15 volunteers. The main fire station is located in downtown Gallatin behind City Hall, with a substation on Nashville Pike next to Volunteer State Community College and one on Red River Road (Highway 25).
Emergency calls are dispatched through 911 and through direct calls to the station. Homes are inspected upon request, and extensive training programs are offered at area factories and businesses. Fire prevention programs are presented to the area elementary children. Gallatin’s Class 4 ISO insurance rating is the lowest in the county.
Gallatin Police Department
Our local police department is a modern, community-oriented agency that provides crime prevention and crime control services to the Gallatin community. Utilizing modern police theories and practices, the Gallatin Police Department continues to act as an innovator and leader in the field of law enforcement. The department strives to meet nationally recognized police standards and practices, understanding that positive public safety issues promote a positive environment for families and businesses.
Coordinated throught the Gallaitn Police Department are several community related programs, including Neighborhood Watch, a Citizens’ Police Academy, Shop with a Cop Christmas, the G.R.E.A.T. Program and an Explorers Post.
Sumner County Sheriff’s Department
Working closely with the Gallatin Police Department is the Sumner County Sheriff’s Department. The Sheriff’s Department has 60 patrol officers, 168 correctional officers and seven criminal investigators and provides deputies to all of the high schools for the school resource officer program.
The Sheriff’s serves the criminal and civil process issued by the courts and maintains the safety and security of the Criminal Court, Juvenile Court, Chancery Court, Circuit Court, General Sessions Court and the County Jail. Deputies are specifically assigned to the 18th Judicial Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Agency Task Force.
Several deputies are assigned to the Countywide S.W.A.T./Negotiators Unit, which includes members from the sheriff’s department, Gallatin Police Department, Portland Police Department, White House Police Department and the Millersville Police Department. The Sumner County Jail has recently expanded housing for the inmate population from a 270-bed facility to a 700-bed facility.
Sumner County Emergency Medical Services
(615) 451- 0429
All emergency calls are dispatched through an enhanced 911 system, which is manned through the Sumner County Emergency Medical Services.
Sumner County Emergency Management Association is a cooperative volunteer based effort among county Fire and Police Agencies that assists with hazardous materials handling, severe weather emergencies and similar catastrophic situations.