Have you heard of alternative police response? It’s a new program with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department designed to free up officers and responds to non-emergency calls. News 2 honors those working this program by helping with police response in non-emergency situations.

WKRN’s Davis Nolan talks to Lieutenant Ed Rucker and Sergeant Paul Stein learns more how this program operates.

“We’re creating opportunities for the patrol officers to be proactive and engage in community and taking these reports,” said MNPD Sgt. Paul Stein

News 2 Gives Back is in partnership with Trevecca Nazarene University and the Nashville Predators.