Are you ready to start a rewarding career?
Working as a Murfreesboro Police officer is a great opportunity to make a difference in the lives of citizens in the City of Murfreesboro.  As Murfreesboro continues to grow, so does the need for excellent law enforcement professionals. Whether you are considering a future in public service, or are an experienced officer interested in exploring new opportunities, a rewarding career awaits you. 

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The first step to becoming a recruit officer, applicants must complete a physical ability test within five (5) minutes.  View video below to see the layout of the obstacle course.


State-of-the-Art Police Headquarters


The Murfreesboro Police Department Headquarters building is a state-of-the-art 135,614 square foot building which includes many amenities and technical capabilities:

  • Fitness Center
  • In-door firing range
  • A 300-degree Training Simulator for virtual officer scenario training. 
  • Multi-Training Rooms
  • Crime Lab/Forensics Lab 
  • Massive evidence storage area
  • An 80-seat Community Room to right of the main lobby with a large video screen for presentations and engaging the community.
  • Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
  • A 9-1-1 Communications Center 

Additional Information

For more information concerning employment at the Murfreesboro Police Department, contact Sarah Gudger with Police Human Resources at (629) 201-5586, Recruitment Sergeant Jason Higgins at (629) 201-5565, Captain Sam Smith at (629) 201-5559, or Sgt. Amy Denton at (629) 201-5580 or email


As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Murfreesboro embraces diversity and the fair and equitable treatment of its employees.  This City does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age disability, or veteran status in providing services, programs, activities, or employment opportunities and benefits.

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