The Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) is committed to the protection of life and the prevention of crime and disorder in support of our ultimate goal of creating a better quality of life for citizens, visitors and ourselves. To accomplish this goal, we need the help and support of all members of our community. As a community-policing department, we are interested in building partnerships with community members in order to improve our ability to solve problems, prevent crime and improve the quality of our police services.
Please feel free to contact our department at any time with questions about police services or suggestions for improvement. The non-emergency telephone number is (615) 849-2670.
Murfreesboro Police Department's Citizens Police Academy is now accepting applications. You may download the application and send or deliver it to the address listed or drop by City Hall to pick up a copy at the Receptionists Desk. There is a $50 fee to attend. The $50 fee will not be accepted until after you have been accepted and notified to attend. THIS IS NOT AN APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYMENT.
Tthe City of Murfreesboro and its Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) are offering an emergency communications service that allows the city's emergency responders to send important, life-saving warnings to those who sign up. The system utilizes the latest technology to warn residents about the approach of menacing weather and other dangers that affect them. Sign up at the Nixle web site and to get more information. It only takes a few minutes and it could save your life and those of the ones you love.
MPR Officer Kenneth White was named Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Tennessee Officer of the Year for 2012 at a ceremony in Nashville, Tenn. For more information, check Department News.
MPD Annual Award Ceremony was held this week honoring officers and civilians. For more information, check Department News.
In recent weeks, local towing, booting and wrecker service practices have been the subject of several police reports and criminal investigations. The Murfreesboro Police Department recently sent a letter to over 200 businesses in an effort to ensure awareness of and compliance with existing Tennessee laws governing the removal of vehicles from private property. Read more in Department News.
Murfreesboro's city staff has prepared a basic emergency preparedness guide that includes, among other things, a list of basic supplies one should have in case of an emergency. This document is based on a version published by the American Red Cross.
The Murfreesboro Police Department is divided into four divisions:
Glenn Chrisman is Murfreesboro Police Chief and he oversees all operations of the Police Department and reports to the City Manager. The Deputy Chief and Assistant Chief report directly to the Chief of Police and a staff of Majors oversee the department's four divisions.