Lieutenant Pete Ritchie began his career in law enforcement at the Columbia Police Department 1994. Lieutenant Ritchie was hired by the Gallatin Police Department in 2005, after leaving the Franklin Police Department, Franklin, Tennessee. Lieutenant Ritchie was promoted to his current position as Lieutenant in 2019. He has previously held the ranks of Investigator, Corporal, and Sergeant. Lieutenant Ritchie is currently assigned as the lieutenant over the patrol division.
Lieutenant Pete Ritchie has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Eastern Kentucky and is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Chiefs Staffing and Command School. He has active memberships with the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police, International Association of Chiefs of Police and Fraternal Order of Police.