1. Scanners

    Police announce takedown of man in multi-state theft of electronic handheld scanners

    An electronic handheld scanner theft investigation by Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division Property Crimes Division detectives is instrumental in arresting man who has allegedly committed the same crime in multiple states. Read on...
  2. eleni Kassa

    Michigan State Police identify body found in trunk of car as a missing Murfreesboro woman

    Michigan State Police confirms the person found deceased in a trunk of a car in Dearborn, Michigan on Sunday following a police chase, crash, and officer involved shooting is that of missing Murfreesboro woman Eleni Kassa. Read on...
  3. Standoff 3

    Police standoff in Murfreesboro ends peacefully, 36-year-old man in custody

    A standoff between Murfreesboro Police Department officers and a man barricaded inside a home ended peacefully Tuesday afternoon. Read on...
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    Murfreesboro joins national week of action to help 9-1-1 callers #KnowExactlyWhere in an emergency

    The Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center is taking part in the #KnowExactlyWhere safety campaign to raise awareness of the what3words app from Nov. 7-13; also educating the public on how the free app can be utilized in an emergency. Read on...
  5. HOST OOTY 2

    Exchange Club names MPD Homeless Outreach Service Team ‘Officer of the Year’

    The Murfreesboro Police Department Homeless Outreach Service Team or HOST has been named, ‘Officer of the Year,’ by the Exchange Club of Rutherford County. Read on...
  6. Report A Traffic Complaint Graphic (2)

    Residents can report speeding, traffic concerns online to Murfreesboro Police

    Murfreesboro Police Department launched a new webpage that assists residents in reporting reoccurring traffic issues such as speeding, failing to stop at stop signs or red lights, parking issues, and others. Read on...
  7. KIDNAPPING EXTORTION ARREST

    Good police work by officers and troopers helps solve kidnapping, robbery, extortion case

    Murfreesboro Police Department officers and Tennessee Highway Patrol troopers solved a kidnapping, robbery, and extortion case where a man was held hostage and tortured by two men after meeting a female for sex at a local hotel on Friday, Oct. 21. Read on...
  8. Woman Hit By Train

    First responders urge residents not to walk on railroad tracks after two people hit in two days

    First responders are urging residents to avoid walking on train tracks after two people were hit and injured within two days in Murfreesboro. Read on...
  9. CAR BURGLARY ARREST

    Police arrest three people on auto burglary, weapon, and drug charges

    Murfreesboro Police Department officers arrest three men who were reportedly breaking into cars in the Rocky Lane area Sunday, Oct. 9. Two of the men were armed with guns and one of them was also in possession of illegal drugs. Read on...
  10. FELONY LANE GANG

    Police warn ‘Felony Lane Gang’ operating again in Murfreesboro

    The Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division detectives warn that a “Felony Lane Gang” is operating in the area again. The notorious group breaks into cars and steal purses, wallets and other items often left in plain sight. Read on...
  11. E Clark Fatal Crash1

    Police investigating Labor Day weekend fatal crash on East Clark Blvd.

    The Murfreesboro Police Department Fatal Accident Crash Team (FACT) is investigating a single car wreck that left one person dead and four others injured on Sunday, Sept. 4. Read on...
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    Domestic violence detective retires

    Murfreesboro Police Department Domestic Violence Detective Kelvin T. Jones is retiring after 25-years of dedicated service with the department. Read on...
  13. Alan Hairston

    Wanted Nashville man arrested in Murfreesboro driving stolen SUV

    A man is arrested and facing multiple charges after stealing an SUV with the keys inside from East Nashville and leading Murfreesboro Police Department officers on a foot chase Tuesday morning, Aug. 9. Read on...
  14. Robert Ryder

    UPDATE: Driver facing charges for Saturday fatal crash on Memorial Blvd.; deceased victim identified

    The Murfreesboro Police Department Fatal Accident Crash Team (F.A.C.T.) is investigating a t-boned crash that left one driver dead on Saturday, July 30. Read on...
  15. Scam Alert

    Murfreesboro PD warns residents of home rental scam

    Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division fraud detectives are warning residents not to fall victim to crafty home rental scammers. Read on...
  16. EXTORTION SCAM

    MPD warns public of extortion scams targeting residents of Murfreesboro

    Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division fraud detectives are warning residents about a phone scam from callers claiming to be from Mexican cartels and threatening harm to residents and their families. Read on...
  17. Adamson_Danny

    MPD police parks officer retires

    Murfreesboro Police Department Officer Danny Adamson is retiring after more than 17 years of dedicated service to the residents of the City of Murfreesboro. Read on...
  18. Sherikka Barnes

    Restaurant manager fires shot at customer after dispute over food, parking lot disturbance

    A fast-food restaurant manager has been arrested for shooting at a customer after a dispute over food and a disturbance in the parking lot of Checkers on Wednesday, June 22. Read on...
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    Driver charged with vehicular homicide, DUI in the fatal head-on crash in where an 11-year-old died

    A Murfreesboro man faces multiple charges including vehicular homicide in the fatal head-on collision crash on Lascassas Pike back in May where an 11-year-old died. Read on...
  20. Rock Burglar Arrest

    Police arrest ‘Rock Burglar’ after attempting to break into another local business

    Persistent old-fashioned police work by Murfreesboro Police Department officers, detectives, and crime data analysts led to the arrest of the man known to law enforcement as the ‘Rock Burglar.’ Read on...
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    UPDATE: Driver charged and arrested in fatal pedestrian crash; pedestrian identified

    Murfreesboro Police Department Fatal Accident Crash Team investigators have charged a Georgia woman with vehicular homicide after she hit and killed a Murfreesboro man while crossing the street on Friday, June 3. Read on...
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    Police investigating a SUV versus pedestrian crash involving small child

    A three-year-old is accidentally hit and injured by a Sports Utility Vehicle after the child ran into traffic on busy Old Fort Pkwy. on Thursday, May 26. Read on...
  23. Vytal D. Cote Mug Shot

    A 2021 prostitution/sex trafficking investigation leads to the indictment and arrest of Florida man

    Murfreesboro Police Department Special Investigations Division Vice Unit detectives, with assistance from special agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, arrest a Florida man on sex trafficking charges. Read on...
  24. Fatal Crash2

    Fatal head-on collision crash on Lascassas Pike

    Murfreesboro Police Department Fatal Accident Crash Team is investigating a head-on collision which took the life of an 11-year-old child and left five others injured on Monday, May 23. Read on...
  25. AFTER GRADUATION UPDATE

    UPDATE: 17-year-old shooter in after-graduation shooting held in detention

    A 17-year-old has been arrested charged with first-degree murder for the fatal shooting following the Riverdale High School graduation held at Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) Wednesday, May 18. Read on...
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    Officer, resident taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after overnight fire; tenants displaced

    A Murfreesboro Police officer was treated for smoke inhalation after helping to evacuate tenants at an early morning apartment fire. An elderly tenant was also treated for smoke inhalation. Firefighters helped to evacuate others. Read on...
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    Mayor recognizes MPD Officer Jaydin Davis and MFRD Captain David Bricker with STARS Award

    Murfreesboro Police Department Officer Jaydin Davis and MFRD Captain David Bricker were honored April 21, 2022, with STARS awards. Bricker and Davis demonstrated exemplary service by going above and beyond to assist an elderly lady in need. Read on...
  28. ROCK BURGLAR

    Serial ‘Rock Burglar’ hits multiple local businesses; police need help identifying burglar

    Murfreesboro police are asking for help identifying a man suspected of burglarizing dozens of businesses over the past five months. The thief targets area businesses in the early morning using rocks to break-in. Read on...
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    Murfreesboro police celebrate the promotion of three new captains, two lieutenants, & two sergeants

    Murfreesboro Chief of Police Michael Bowen announces the promotion of seven members of the department. Three lieutenants were promoted to captain, two sergeants to lieutenant and two officers to the rank of sergeant. Read on...
  30. CAR BURGLARIES

    Police urging residents not to confront criminals after car burglars & homeowner exchange gunfire

    Murfreesboro Police Department is urging residents not to confront car burglars after a homeowner exchanged gunfire with two people attempting to break into a neighbor’s vehicle on Sunday, April 17. Read on...
  31. CAR BURGLARY PERSON OF INTEREST

    Police urge residents to lock their vehicles, remove guns & valuables after rash of auto burglaries

    Murfreesboro Police Department Crimes Against Property detectives are urging residents to lock their automobiles and remove valuables after multiple car break-ins where 13 firearms have been stolen over the past month. Read on...
  32. Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center

    Murfreesboro implements a new citizen feedback solution for 911

    The Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center is one of the first 911 Centers in Tennessee to implement an innovative new technology called CueHit PowerEngage to track citizen satisfaction and solicit feedback after a call is made to the ECC. Read on...
  33. Allister Jennings Mug Shot

    Man stabbed to death; roommate arrested

    Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division homicide detectives arrest a man they believe stabbed his roommate to death and left his lifeless body inside their rented condo. Read on...
  34. Colyn Ave Homicide2

    Police arrest son for killing his father and injuring his mother; motive unclear

    Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division detectives arrest a man for stabbing and beating his father to death and injuring his mother on Wednesday, March 30. Read on...
  35. HOMICIDE SUSPECTS

    Five people arrested in the 2020 ‘ambush’ shooting, homicide of a Murfreesboro man

    Murfreesboro Police Department, U.S. Marshals Service agents in Memphis, and Montgomery County Sheriff's deputies arrest five people for the homicide of 20-year-old Montavis Jones at a Murfreesboro apartment complex in December 2020. Read on...
  36. SID BUST SUPER 8

    Police shut down drug operation at a local hotel; two people arrested

    Murfreesboro Police Department Special Investigation Division narcotics detectives arrest a man and woman at a Murfreesboro hotel on drugs and gun charges on Tuesday, March 8. The two are also persons of interest in a Knoxville homicide case. Read on...
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    Pedestrian hit by car, officers urge drivers to take precaution to avoid sun glare

    A driver who hit a pedestrian and left the scene in Murfreesboro says she was temporally blinded by the sun Tuesday morning. Read on...
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    Murfreesboro Police names new deputy chief

    Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Chief Michael Bowen names Captain Steve Jarrell as the new deputy chief. Read on...
  39. SID BUST (1)

    Mother, son arrested after detectives seize drugs, guns, and money

    A mother and son are arrested on drugs and firearms charges after members of the Murfreesboro Police Department Special Investigations Division/Gang Unit seized drugs, guns, and cash from their apartment on Monday, Feb. 15. Read on...
  40. Nancy Seward1

    Police investigating confrontation that led to fatal shooting, mother and son injured

    Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division detectives are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and a mother and son injured on Sunday, Feb. 13. Read on...
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    Habibi Hookah Café and TBI 10 Most Wanted homicide suspect arrested in Colorado

    A collaborative effort between the Murfreesboro Police Department, Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the United States Marshals Office, and Weld County Colorado Sheriff’s Office resulted in the capture of Jamar Marks in Evans, CO on Thursday, Feb. 17. Read on...
  42. SID BUST

    Traffic stop nets drugs, guns, and thousands of dollars in cash

    A routine traffic stop by Murfreesboro Police Department Directed Patrol Unit officers nets nearly three-quarters of a million dollars, drugs, and loaded guns on Wednesday, Feb. 9. Police arrested two people. Read on...
  43. Noulis, Heather

    Murfreesboro Police Department adds first mental health co-responder

    The Murfreesboro Police Department has partnered with Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System in adding the department's first mental health co-responder. Read on...
  44. Smith, Brett

    Man arrested for multiple vehicle thefts and break-ins

    Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division Crimes Against Property detectives arrest a man for multiple vehicle thefts and break-ins over a two-day period. Read on...
  45. car burglary

    Murfreesboro police help bust a multi-state car burglary and fraud ring

    Two men are arrested as part of a multi-state crime spree, accused of breaking into cars at fitness centers, stealing credit cards and checkbooks, and then using them to make fraudulent purchases. Read on...
  46. Fifth Third Bank 4 (2)

    Man robs Murfreesboro bank; fits description of man who robbed a different bank weeks earlier

    Murfreesboro Police and the FBI are searching for a man who robbed a bank on the city’s westside on Friday, Jan. 7. The bank robber may be the same man who robbed a different bank in the same area 25 days earlier, according to a police sergeant. Read on...
  47. P3 APP RC Crime Stoppers

    Rutherford County Crime Stoppers unveils new crime-fighting app

    Rutherford County Crime Stoppers and several area law enforcement agencies have joined the next generation of crime-fighting. Citizens can report crime tips and submit videos in real-time using an app for Crime Stoppers called P3 Global Intel. Read on...
  48. WHO MURDERED TERRELL RAY

    Governor Lee authorizes $10,000 for information on unsolved Murfreesboro murder

    Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has authorized a $10,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of the person or persons responsible for the killing of Terrell Ray, according to a letter from the governor. Read on...
  49. MEDIA RELEASES

    Media Releases Archive

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