William Forrester was appointed to serve as a commissioner on the Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission in 2016 and was reappointed in 2019. In 2017, he was a member of the POST Commission’s Rules Committee and has served on the commission’s Informal Hearing Committee since 2018.
William Forrester has a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University. His doctoral research focused on the relationship between job embeddedness and turnover intentions among municipal law enforcement officers. He also has a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Bethel University and a Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Music Education from Lambuth University.