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Agricultural Crime Unit

Agricutltural Cime Unit

The Agricultural Crime Unit (ACU) is the law enforcement arm of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture and is the chief agency responsible for investigation of suspected wildland arson. In addition to arson investigations, the unit also investigates and enforces state laws and regulations related to agriculture, forestry, animal health, and agribusinesses. To accomplish this work, the ACU works closely with county sheriffs’ offices and local authorities throughout Tennessee.
To contact the Tennessee Agricultural Crime Unit, please call 844-AG-CRIME (844-242-7463) or email  To submit a report or tip regarding agricultural crime in your area, please click on the link below.