1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. IMG_6763

    Snow, slick roads wreaking havoc in Murfreesboro, driver urged to stay home

    Heavy snowfall is covering the City of Murfreesboro, wreaking havoc on traffic, leaving drivers stranded, and police responding to multiple crashes. Read on...
  4. Tate, Andre

    Woman dies after falling off a car; boyfriend charged

    A Murfreesboro man is in custody after his girlfriend fell off the trunk of his car, hitting her head on the pavement on Thursday, Dec. 23. The woman dies from her injuries. Read on...
  5. Luter Walker Martin

    Murfreesboro Police Department announces several promotions

    Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Chief of Police Michael Bowen announces the promotion of three sworn personnel to the rank of lieutenant and sergeant. Read on...
  6. FIRST HORIZON BANK ROBBERY

    Murfreesboro police investigating robbery at First Horizon Bank

    Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) detectives are investigating an early after a strong-armed robbery at the First Horizon Bank. The bank robber is still on the run. Read on...
  7. promotion 12 10

    Murfreesboro Police promotes three to sergeant

    Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Chief of Police Michael Bowen announces the promotion of two detectives and an officer to the rank of Sergeant. Read on...
  8. FENTANYL ARRESTS

    Three people indicted for the fentanyl overdose death of a Murfreesboro man and other drug charges

    A Rutherford County Grand Jury has indicted two men and a woman for murder and other fentanyl related charges surrounding the April 2021 death of a Murfreesboro man. Read on...
  9. Pinnancle 1

    Murfreesboro PD arrest bank robber minutes after the robbery

    A detailed description from bank tellers and witnesses, helped Murfreesboro Police Department officers arrest a bank robber minutes after he robbed the Pinnacle Bank on Monday, Dec. 6. Read on...
  10. Courtland

    Four residents escape injury after home riddled with bullets, police searching for shooter(s)

    Murfreesboro Police Department detectives are searching for the person or persons who riddled a house with bullets, endangering four people, including a three and a 12-year-old on Monday, Dec. 6. Read on...
  11. Cox_Allen

    MPD officer retiring after more than two decades

    Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Officer Allen Cox is retiring after more than 27 years of dedicated service. Read on...
  12. Parking Garage Death1

    Man found dead in parking garage identified, police still investigating

    The man found dead in a parking garage Thursday morning in Murfreesboro has been identified as David Rowan. Rowan appears to have died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the preliminary investigation. Read on...
  13. Myron Jenkins

    Man arrested in shooting death of ex-girlfriend

    Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division detectives have arrested a Murfreesboro man for the shooting death of his former girlfriend on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Read on...
  14. Adam Heinz

    Man arrested after firing shots at dumpster, sending people scattering for safety

    The manager of a local tire store is arrested for firing his handgun at a dumpster behind the business, sending several people running and ducking for cover on Monday, Nov. 29. Read on...
  15. Catfiene Cat Burglary

    Two businesses broken into after burglar smashes glass door; police searching for burglar

    Murfreesboro Police Department investigators are searching for the man who shattered a glass door and broke into two businesses, stealing several hundreds of dollars in cash on Monday, Nov. 22. Read on...
  16. Meeks_Stan

    Seasoned Murfreesboro police officer retires after more 20 years with the department

    Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Officer Stan Meeks has retired after more than 20 years of dedicated service to the residents of the City of Murfreesboro. Meeks was honored Friday, Nov. 19, during a ceremony at the Murfreesboro Police Headquarters. Read on...
  17. 1540 Place Shooting

    18-year-old female shot at a weekend party; police looking for shooter

    Murfreesboro Police Department detectives are searching for the person who fired shots into a vehicle injuring a woman as she and her friends were trying to leave a party after a fight. The shooting happened at an apartment complex Saturday, Nov. 6. Read on...
  18. Officer Lee Brandon Retirement

    Veteran Murfreesboro police officer retires after more than three decades

    Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) officer Lee Brandon has retired after 32-years of untiring devotion and dedicated service. Read on...
  19. Ashley Langdon Communications Specialist II

    Murfreesboro cross-trains emergency dispatchers to handle medical related 911 calls for help

    Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center has cross-trained and certified 9-1-1 operators in Emergency Medical Dispatch. Dispatchers can now provide lifesaving instructions to callers and patients before medical help arrives on the scene. Read on...
  20. Johnathan Pope Officer of the Year

    Noon Exchange Club names Johnathan Pope ‘Officer of the Year’

    Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Field Training Officer Johnathan Pope has been named, ‘Officer of the Year,’ by the Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro. Read on...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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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