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Cody Vest, Executive Director
Cody Vest



Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Private Protective Services

500 James Robertson Pkwy

Nashville, TN 37243-1158




Phone: 615-741-6382

Toll Free: 1-888-251-3997

Fax: 615-532-2965


Email Us


Cashier's Office:

500 James Robertson Pkwy,
11th floor



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Welcome to the Tennessee Private Protective Services web site.


This office provides administrative and information services to the public and to applicants and licensees regarding the following programs:

We are also here to assist in the application, license and renewal processes.


If the information you desire cannot be located, please contact us.


Our goal is to serve you in the most efficient way possible.


Mission Statement:

We strive to provide reliable and efficient service and integrity and professionalism for those governed and affected by the industries we regulate in order to promote a safer, more secure Tennessee.


Click here to learn more about what we do.