Official R.I.D. mission statement:
To educate the public about the impact that dumping has on a community and to eliminate illegal dumping in Cocke County by using law enforcement and community pressure to keep these areas clean.
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R.I.D.(Remove Illegal Dumpsites) is comprised of a group of concerned citizens actively working to eliminate illegal dumping in Cocke County. With the help of our Litter Crew, these citizens strive to clean up one dumpsite per month. When possible, the offenders are encouraged to clean the sites themselves. Listed below are the R.I.D. board members.
Cocke County Tourism Director
Sheriff’s Department employee
Administrative Assistant Cocke County Mayor’s Office (Retired)
County Legislative Board member
and Sheriff’s Department employee
Cocke County Attorney
Sheriff’s Dept. employee