2010 Tennessee Code
Title 38 - Prevention And Detection Of Crime
Chapter 8 - Employment and Training of Police Officers
Part 3 - Investigations of Police Officers
38-8-310 - Political activity.

38-8-310 Political activity.

No law enforcement officer, including any member of the Tennessee highway patrol, shall engage in political activity, support or opposition to any candidate, party or measure in any election when on duty or acting in the officer's or member's official capacity. When off duty and acting as a private citizen, no officer, including any member of the Tennessee highway patrol, shall be prohibited from engaging in political activity or denied the right to refrain from engaging in the activity.

[Acts 1991, ch. 193, § 1; T.C.A. § 38–8–351; Acts 2006, ch. 1009, § 6.]  

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