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 hosts monthly Child Safety Seat Checkpoints at 917 E. Fifth Avenue in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

Checks are available by pre-scheduled appointment or drive-up on the day of the event. In order to make an appointment or for more information regarding the Checkpoints, interested parties can call 865-215-1300 or email at   

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. 

Those attending the Checkpoint who are not fully vaccinated for COVID-19 are asked to wear appropriate face covering. Those who are sick, have potentially been exposed to COVID-19, or are currently experiencing symptoms of the virus are asked to stay home.   

The Checkpoints will be held on the following dates from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.:
January 8, 2022
February 12, 2022
March 5, 2022
April 9, 2022
May 14, 2022
June 11, 2022
July 9, 2022
August 13, 2022
September 10, 2022
October 8, 2022
November 12, 2022
December 10, 2022

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