City of KnoxvilleContact Us
I Want To...
Download Permits & Forms »
Find City Court Info »
Find Next Brush Pickup Date »
Report Traffic Issue »
Retrieve Impounded Vehicle »
Pre-Order Your Rain Barrel at a Discounted Price »
Renovated Fort Kid on the Way »
White House Advisers Visit Knoxville, Focus on Climate Preparedness and Resilience »
Dawn Distler Named Knoxville Director of Transit »
Fitch Affirms Knoxville's AAA Rating for Bonds »
Downtown Recycling Center Relocating to Willow Avenue »
New Downtown Signs to Help Navigation, Reduce Visual Clutter »
Mobile Food Vendor Pilot Program Details Announced »
Civil Rights Act Anniversary »
Concerts on Market Square Start May 1 »
Cumberland Connection Blog »
Engineering Department Project Blog »
Like the City on Facebook® »
Follow the City on Twitter »
View Press Releases »
Click Here for Printer Friendly Version
City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Madeline Rogero, Mayor

For Immediate Release
PROTECT National Headquarters to Locate to Knoxville
Mayor Haslam and David KeithOctober 29, 2008 - Mayor Bill Haslam, Actor David Keith, Knoxville Police Chief Sterling Owen IV, Knox County Sheriff JJ Jones, FBI Special Agent in Charge Richard Lambert, and PROTECT Executive Director Grier Weeks announced Wednesday at Ashley Nicole Playground that PROTECT, a national pro-child and anti-crime organization, is locating its national headquarters to Knoxville.

The National Association to Protect Children, or PROTECT, is a nonpartisan, pro-child, anti-crime membership association founded in 2002 and dedicated exclusively to the issue of child protection.

TN Legislatrue Burchett-Rinks Bill
It has members in all 50 states, and does most of its work in the state legislatures, from New York to California and Illinois to Arkansas.

It was instrumental in Congress recently passing a law that requires the Attorney General to submit to Congress a National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Intervention.
For Immediate Release
Add to Favorites
Adobe PDF Reader
Email Page
Font Smaller
Font Normal
Font Larger
Get Directions
Make Home Page
Print Page
Search A to Z List
Site Map
Traduzca en Español
Translate to More Languages
Dial 3-1-1 For City Services
311. One Number. One Call.
Click Here for Brush Pickup Schedule
City Departments
Communications »
Community Development »
Community Relations »
Engineering »
Finance Dept. »
Fire Dept. »
Law Dept. »
Mayor's Office »
Parks & Recreation »
Plans Review/Inspections »
Police Dept. »
Policy & Redevelopment »
Public Service »
Special Events »
Sustainability »
List of All Depts. »
Phone List »