The Murfreesboro Police Department has announced the graduation of four police officers from the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy. Recruit Officers John Compton, Westley Hall, Tchezary Major, and Stuart Ogg completed the ten (10) week Basic Police School. Recruit Officer Tchezary Major earned the top Marksman award for firearm proficiency.
The new officers will now complete the field training program in which they will ride with a training officer and be evaluated for eleven more weeks.
Chief of Police Glenn Chrisman stated: “These offices are to be commended for their accomplishments at the Training Academy and for representing our City and Department with excellence and professionalism.”
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Announces Accomplishments:
One Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office deputy earned a $5,000 scholarship after being tops in the legal class at the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy in Donelson, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
During the graduation ceremony, Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputy Jimmy Tedder Jr. received a $5,000 scholarship from Bethel University for scoring the highest in the legal class, Sheriff Arnold said.
“We are proud of Deputy Tedder’s accomplishments in the class,” Sheriff Arnold said. “He may use the funds to further his education.”
Deputy Tedder joined Deputy Drew Harrison, Deputy Matt Kunce, Deputy Amanda McPherson, Deputy Chris Smotherman , Deputy Moses Mosby and Deputy T.J. Notgrass in completing the 10-week training to earn state certification.
PIC: Chief Deputy Randy Garrett congratulated the seven graduates, who are, from left, Deputy Drew Harrison, Deputy Matt Kunce, Chief Deputy Garrett, Deputy Jimmy Tedder Jr., Deputy Amanda McPherson, Deputy Chris Smotherman , Deputy Moses Mosby and Deputy T.J. Notgrass