21st Judicial District Drug Task Force, TN - Citizens Drug Academy

Joey D. Kimble


District Attorney
Kim R. Helper


Citizen's Drug Academy

Next Drug Academy
Class #09
October 1, 2014
Now taking Applications

Wednseday Evenings
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Centerville Church of Chirst Community Outreach Building
Centerville, TN

Class #09 Graduation
Date: TBA

For more information, contact
Centerville Church of Chirst
Citizen's Drug Academy Coordinator
(931) 729-4201


21st Drug Task Force
P.O. Box 1473
Franklin, TN  37065-1473


Class Application


All graduates of the Drug Task Force Drug Academy are invited to join the
Citizens Academy Alumni


Have you ever wondered, what's the Drug Task Force and what is it they do? Wondering what it's like to
be an undercover narcotic officer or an Interstate Criminal Enforcement  officer working America's highways? This free academy  is designed to educate residents, teachers, parents, grandparents, business owners and even police officers about your Drug Task Force.  The drug academy meets once a week for 9 weeks, normally from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.  And did we mention that it's FREE.  If you would like to schedule a Drug Academy at your church or civic group please feel free to contact Director Joey Kimble at the 21st Drug Task Force  (615) 790-2691.

Our next scheduled Drug Academy will start October 1, 2014 at the Centerville Church of Christ Community Outreach Building in Centerville, TN. If you are interested in attending, please contact Centerville Church of Christ at (931) 729-4201 to receive the application form. The application can also be downloaded from our web site and mailed to the Drug Task Force. Class size is limited to 35 students and you must be at least 21 years old to attend. Priority may be given to applicants who live and work in the judicial district. You will be notified by mail if you are accepted  into the next Academy.  A background check is required for all attendees.

Read Class Comments from graduates of the NARC Academy Click Here


NARC Class Photos

Class 7
N.A.R.C. Training Class 07

N.A.R.C. Training Class 06

N.A.R.C. Training Class 05


N.A.R.C. Training Class 04


N.A.R.C. Training Class 03


N.A.R.C. Training Class 02


N.A.R.C. Training Class 01


Example of the classes that are offered are listed below:
History of Drug Task Force
Street Drugs & Club Drugs
Pharmaceutical Diversion
Use of Confidential Informants
Undercover Operations & Videos
Methamphetamine Labs
Highway Interdiction - ICE Team
Drug in the Workplace
Identity Theft
Canine Use
Drug Court
District Attorney - Prosecutor
Legal Question


What is a "Citizens Drug Academy"?

The Citizens Drug Academy is a nine-week program designed to provide residents first hand information about how the Drug Task Force operates. Participants will find out what it's like to be a narcotic investigator in the 21st Judicial District, and learn the inherent dangers and stress in law enforcement. Academy members will also become familiar with the Drug Task Force history.

What's the Purpose of the Citizens Academy?

The Purpose of the Academy is to open our doors to the community and, through education, to increase communications and understanding between citizens and the police. Together, it is easier to identify neighborhood and community problems and effect realistic solutions.

Who Teaches the Academy Sessions?

Academy Instructors are the drug agents that work on the streets, agency personnel, and guest speakers. Each instructor teaches in his/her area of expertise, and has years of training and experience.

What Subjects are Included?

Topics include the Drug Task Force history; Goals and Values; Methamphetamine - the biggest problem facing law enforcement; Pharmaceutical Diversion; I.C.E. (Interstate Criminal Enforcement) TEAM; Street Drugs and I.D.; Drug Court; Law update and more.

How Are Participants Selected?

It is the goal of the Drug Task Force for the Citizens Drug Academy to reflect the broadest possible range within our community. Anyone from age 21 to senior citizen is eligible and encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Applications can be downloaded Online. Then email the form to:
Pattie Dunning

Any questions or comments feel free to email Joey D. Kimble



E-Mail the Citizen's Drug Academy Coordinator

Class Application

Citizens Academy Alumni Group

This academy is NOT a Police Academy to become a certified police officer.
This is a drug awareness class for concerned citizens.