Child Safety Seat Checkpoint

Police Chief

Eve M. Thomas
(865) 215-7000

800 Howard Baker Jr. Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37915

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The Knoxville Police Department provides several Occupant Protection Programs to the public. For more information please contact Marci Ware at 865-215-1300.

The Child Safety Seat Checkpoints are completely free of charge service offered by the KPD for parents, grandparents or other guardians. During the checkpoint, child car seats are inspected by a certified car seat technician to ensure proper use and installation. Additionally, car seat technicians provide valuable safety tips and recommendations for those utilizing child safety seats.

The checkpoints are led by KPD personnel who have completed the 32-hour Child Passenger Safety Technician Standardized Training.
 
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, those attending the checkpoint are asked to wear face coverings, limit the number of attendees and practice recommended physical distancing. Additionally, those who are sick, have potentially been exposed to COVID-19, or are experiencing symptoms of the virus are asked to stay home.


Child Safety Seat Checkpoints Schedule:

The Knoxville Police Department will resume its monthly Child Safety Seat Checkpoints on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at KPD's Training Academy located at 6388 Cement Plant Road. For more information regarding the checkpoints, interested parties are asked to contact Marci Ware via phone at 865-215-1300 or email at mware@knoxvilletn.gov.  

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