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Posted on: August 7, 2020

'Behind The Badge' August 2020 Edition


Murfreesboro, TN – The Drug Awareness Resistance Education or DARE is no longer being taught in Murfreesboro City Schools by School Resource Officers (SRO); now students are learning that ‘Character Does Matter,’ a new progra...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Media Releases Archive


Members of the media and general public can access past Murfreesboro Police Department Media Releases stored in archive.  

The Media Releases date back to 2015.

Posted on: August 4, 2020

Police quickly nab pair of suspects involved in Facebook Marketplace armed robbery

cohill and brown

Murfreesboro, TN – What began as a plan for a woman to sell a vehicle through Facebook Marketplace ended in a dangerous carjacking Thursday, July 31.  Two suspects have been arrested.

18-year-old Jeremiah Cohill and 19-year-old Ja&rs...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Long-time Murfreesboro Police Sergeant retires after more than three decades


MURFREESBORO, Tenn.- Police Sergeant David “Dino” Johnson has retired from the Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) after 33 years of dedicated service.

Johnson began his career with MPD in September 1987.  He served as a polic...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Police searching for person who desecrated mausoleum, stealing ashes and jewelry

Stolen Urn

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) detectives are searching for the person who stole three urns containing ashes and an assortment of jewelry from two mausoleum display cases at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

A funeral directo...

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Posted on: July 13, 2020

UPDATE: Suspect arrested and charged with the Fourth of July shooting of ex-girlfriend

brandon francis

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  After a week on the run, the suspect in the shooting of his ex-girlfriend on the Fourth of July has been arrested.

Brandon Francis, 26, turned himself in to authorities on Saturday, July 11. He has been charged wit...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Police arrest homicide suspect in Thursday evening shooting

Zolan Miles

Murfreesboro, TN – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Criminal Investigations Division detectives have arrested the person who shot and killed a Murfreesboro man Thursday evening, July 9.

The suspect, Zolan Miles, 21, turned himself in at the R...

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