(L-R) Lt. Michael Rodgers, Capt. Chris Kauffman, Sgt. Sean Vinson, Sheriff Michael Fitzhugh, and Major Britt Reed
(MURFREESBORO) Rutherford County Sheriff's Sgt. Sean Vinson has been promoted to patrol sergeant. His primary responsibilities will include managing the Tennessee Highway Safety Office grant, handling traffic complaints and analyzing traffic safety problem areas of fatalities and DUI offenses.
Vinson will supervise classroom training and manage the field training program for new deputies. He will handle administrative responsibilities.
He is a field training officer along with being an instructor in firearms, chemical weapons, crowd management/mobile field force and Traffic Incident Management.
Vinson served a 25-year career in the U.S. Army as an infantryman.
He became a law enforcement officer with in 2017 with Tennessee State Parks.
Vinson has worked at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office for about 3-1/2 years.