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Dyersburg State Community College

1510 Lake Rd
Dyersburg, TN 38024-2411

General Phone: 731-286-3200
Financial Aid Phone: 731-286-3235
Sector: Public, 2-year
Classification: Associates Colleges

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Black History - Chattanooga Pulse

Napoleon Williams was the first African American to be promoted to the Detective Division of the Chattanooga Police Department. Detective Williams graduated from Howard High School and Cleveland State Community College. He also studied at Atlanta’s Morehouse College and at UTC. In 1964, Williams joined the police force as a rookie patrolman. On his first day on the job, he solved two separate armed robberies. In 1968, he was promoted to detective.