Officer James Edward Bowman
Alcoa Police Department announced that Officer James Edward Bowman, 45, passed away on Saturday morning from natural causes.
Officer Bowman has worked in Alcoa Police Department since 2000. Bowman was in the patrol division and previously served as a K-9 officer with the department as well.
Alcoa Police Chief Ken Burge said Bowman was a valuable officer for the department.
"He was a fine officer who loved his family, his career and this community," Chief Burge said. "He will be missed by so many."
Chief Burge said he would like to thank the Blount County Sheriff's Office and the Maryville Police Department for answering service calls in Alcoa this morning, following Officer Bowman's death.