Meet The H.O.S.T. Unit

Wood V2Sergeant Mark Wood
H.O.S.T. Unit Supervisor

Sgt. Wood started his career with MPD in June 2002.  He was promoted to sergeant in 2011. Wood has also been a part Parks Division, Special Operations Unit (SOU), and K9 Unit.  Wood became the first sergeant to supervisor the Homeless Outreach Support Team which was established in February 2022. HOST TEAM
Resources Button (1)Officer Bri Dunn
H.O.S.T. Unit

Officer Dunn began her employment with the department as a dispatcher with the Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center.  She became a certified officer in May 2019.  She joined the H.O.S.T. in February 2022.

Resources Button (2)Officer Drew Stalnaker
H.O.S.T. Unit

Officer Stalnaker joined MPD in Nov. 2017.  Stalnaker is also a Field Training Officer (FTO) and Defense Tactics Instructor. He joined the H.O.S.T. in February 2022. 


Resources Button (3)Kevyn Wilson
H.O.S.T. Unit Clinician

Wilson is a Licensed Master Social Worker and a Mandatory Pre-screening agent undergoing LCSW Supervision for the State of Tennessee serving on the Homeless Outreach Support Team as an MPD/VBHCS Co-Response Specialist.  Kevyn graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Masters in Social Work/Clinical Mental Health in 2017, Magna Cum Laude from the Great Lakes Naval Campus of Columbia College with a BA in Psychology and Human Services in 2015, and previously studied K-12 Music Education at Vandercook College of Music.  Kevyn has been working as a First Responder in clinical/community mental and Hospice/Palliative Care since 2004 and has worked extensively with all populations of consumers across a variety of clinical/community settings with the hope of sharing trauma-informed resiliency and empowerment through diverse modalities of therapeutic engagement and practice. HOST TEAM
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Sydnee Kucenski-Land
H.O.S.T. Unit Clinican

Kucenski-Land, a clinician hired by Volunteer Behavioral Health Care Systems (VBHCS), embedded with MPD in October 2022. She responds to mental health related calls with CIT officers Monday – Friday from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Kucenski-Land says she is excited to be a co-responder for the city of Murfreesboro and she looks forward to seeing all the positive changes that come from the program.

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