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Posted on: May 10, 2021

MPD Peace Officer Memorial Day Ceremony honoring fallen goes virtual

MPD VIRTUAL PEACE OFFICER MEMORIAL DAY LOGO

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  The annual Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Peace Officer Memorial Day ceremony in honor of fallen officers will be virtual due to COVID. It will air on various broadcast and social media platforms, at 9 a.m. ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center announces Public Safety Telecommunicator of the Year

Stubblefield

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Supervisor Elizabeth Stubblefield has been named 2021 Public Safety Telecommunicator of the Year for her selfless actions, dedication, hard work.Stubblefield takes pride in her work and...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Murfreesboro police announces new interactive webpage

NEW POLICE WEBPAGE

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  The Murfreesboro Police Department is pleased to announce the launch of a new and enhanced webpage.  The webpage features a modern design, easy to use navigation, and offers tools to make it easi...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Behind The Badge March 2021

BEHIND THE BADGE 4

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Two local officers receive an award for their investigation into a deadly drug overdose case.  The latest episode of ‘Behind The Badge’ with Public Information Officer Larry Flowers also feature...

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Posted on: March 14, 2021

Suspect arrested in Friday night shooting, another possible suspect on the run

PERKINS GFX

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A man was charged with killing a Murfreesboro man and endangering the lives of other people while trying to flee police Friday night, a Murfreesboro Police detective said.

Shooting victim Carlos Vazquez, 26, of Murfreesboro,...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Construction worker dies after falling off scaffold

Gazebo

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – An independent contractor working on a gazebo in the backyard of a Murfreesboro home dies after falling off a scaffold on Thursday, March 11, according to police detectives.

 

Jose Ortiz Hernandez, 56, of Antioch, wa...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

Police searching for man who pulled gun on drive-thru worker over a refund

Hardee's Gun Suspect

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department detectives are still in search of the man who allegedly threatened a Hardee’s employee with a gun in the drive-thru back in November 2020.   

The unidentifi...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Sheriff’s Office command vehicle vandalized at COVID testing site

RCSO Command Vehicle Suspect

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department detectives are in search of the man who vandalized a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office (RCSO) Incident Command vehicle and spewing profanities on the radio at a county COVI...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Teen victim in hotel shooting dies

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The 15-year-old victim in a shooting at the Baymont Inn & Suites in late February has died, according to police detectives.

 

The teenager suffered significant injuries and died on Monday, March 8.

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

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