Tennessee Code Annotated (T.C.A.)
Title 39. Criminal Offenses
Chapter 11. General Provisions
Part 6. Justification Excluding Criminal Responsibility
39-11-615. Protection of third person’s property.
A person is justified in threatening or using force against another to protect real or personal property of a third person, if, under the circumstances as the person reasonably believes them to be, the person would be justified under § 39-11-614 in threatening or using force to protect the person’s own real or personal property.