Emergency Responder

Shondale Clark, MPD

Apr 17, 2022 at 06:12 am by WGNS

A listener nominated Murfreesboro Police Officer Shondale Clark as our “Outstanding Emergency Responder”. She was having a problem getting items for a community ev.... Read More

MPD Officer Jaydin Davis; MFR Cpt. David Bricker

Apr 03, 2022 at 04:57 pm by WGNS

An elderly woman phoned 911 to report that her water was not working. Since dispatch works for both Murfreesboro Police as well as Fire, she sent a representative from both ag.... Read More

MPD Sgt. Megan Manus

Feb 18, 2022 at 06:46 pm by WGNS

Sgt. Megan Manus has done much to make our streets safer and home life better. Her work with the Murfreesboro Police Alcohol Countermeasures Team has especially helped to take.... Read More

Timothy Rowlett, MFRD

Jan 25, 2022 at 08:35 pm by WGNS

Even while enjoying leisure time, emergency responders are always ready to help. That was the case of Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue’s Timothy Rowlett. He was riding his 4.... Read More

Officer Austin Martin

Jan 01, 2022 at 10:40 am by WGNS

You hear about motorists crashing into deer that dart across a roadway in the dark of night. That happened to a woman who was giving an UBER ride to a person through rural Can.... Read More

Deputy John Wauchek, RCSO

Nov 25, 2021 at 06:14 am by WGNS

A newcomer who moved here from Atlanta was amazed at how friendly everyone was—especially the police. The new resident said that they lost their drivers license while ri.... Read More

Sgt. Shawn Boyd, THP

Oct 25, 2021 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

A parent said appreciates that Tennessee Highway Patrol Sgt. Shawn Boyd stopped her son for speeding and gave him a firm talking. That made a strong impression on the 17-year-.... Read More

RCSO Deputy John Wauchek

Sep 28, 2021 at 05:36 pm by WGNS

A family traveling through the county on the interstate had a trailer tire become dislodged, two of the adults attempted to get it back on, but speeding motorists only honked.... Read More

Deputy Austin Watson, RCSO

Sep 01, 2021 at 04:37 pm by WGNS

Helping citizens in every way possible is a good description of Rutherford County Sheriffs Deputy Austin Watson. A stranded motorist had a flat. The woman and her child were u.... Read More

Deputy Scott Parker, RCSO

Aug 01, 2021 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Sheriffs Deputy Scott Parker is dedicated to helping others. He was patrolling I-24 and noticed a woman with three children stranded on the roadside with a b.... Read More

Officer Josh Burkhart, MPD

Jun 30, 2021 at 06:05 pm by WGNS

A listeners told WGNS that Murfreesboro Police Officer Josh Burkhart amazed them with his caring attitude. They were moving and needed help, Officer Burkhart took vacation tim.... Read More

Lt. Will Holton, RCSO

May 22, 2021 at 07:53 am by WGNS

Lt. Will Holton with the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office continues to make this a safer community by getting drugs off the streets.  Twenty persons were hospitalized an.... Read More

Smyrna Police Officers Sadler, Barker and Johnson

Apr 30, 2021 at 05:55 am by WGNS

Community policing is bringing residents together in the Town of Smyrna. Concerned neighbors talked with officers about a neighbor whom they had not seen for a while. After ch.... Read More

Sergeant Tommy Massey, MPD

Mar 22, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

Sergeant Tommy Massey with the Murfreesboro Police’ Central Intelligence Division is our Demos’ Outstanding Emergency Responder. Thanks to his work, eight criminal.... Read More

Officer Pam Goslee, Murfreesboro Police

Feb 25, 2021 at 02:53 pm by WGNS

A listener writes that they were recently stopped during a driver check-up. As a result, they met several courteous and professional officers. It let me know how fortunate we.... Read More

Corporal Scott Martin, RCSO

Feb 14, 2021 at 11:06 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Corporal Scott Martin was dispatched to a home where a father allegedly attempted to choke his 2-month old infant son. Corporal Martin quickl.... Read More

Deputy Carol Stafford, RCSO

Jan 17, 2021 at 04:31 pm by WGNS

Officers never know what awaits them with a routine traffic stop. Rutherford County Deputy Carol Stafford turned-on the blue lights and initiated a speeding  offense. As.... Read More

RCSO Lt. Derek Oeser

Jan 02, 2021 at 12:27 pm by WGNS

A listener told WGNS that Rutherford County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Derek Oeser helped when a family crisis erupted. His calm and professional demeanor saved her older brot.... Read More

MPD Officer Terry Spence

Dec 13, 2020 at 09:17 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police Officer Terry Spence is our honoree. Officer Spence took a fugitive off the streets and made our community safer. He ran a check on the subject and learned.... Read More

Katie Smith, Telecommunicator MPD

Nov 16, 2020 at 11:25 am by WGNS

We honor Murfreesboro Police Telecommunicator Katie Smith. Her co-workers say that Katie is willing to fill-in whenever she is needed. She is very dedicated to her job and to.... Read More