La Vergne Police Officer Dies while on Duty

Nov 13, 2021 at 08:01 am by WGNS

A LaVergne,  TN Police Officer died while on duty Friday night.  Public Information Officer Anne Smith released the following statement: "We are asking for you.... Read More

Tennessee Highway Patrol Continues to Hire Troopers

Sep 20, 2021 at 01:49 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol continues to hire new Troopers, as stated by THP Colonel Matt Perry...The state operated law enforcement agency has numerous divisions for futur.... Read More
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Tennessee Highway Patrol Hiring 100+ New State Troopers (Interviews and Photos)

Aug 12, 2021 at 07:56 pm by WGNS

Listen to the FULL WGNS Interview above this story.The Tennessee Highway Patrol is hiring 100+ State Troopers within the upcoming weeks and months...That was THP Colonel Matt.... Read More

Westmoreland Police Officer Indicted on Solicitation of a Minor and Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Charges

Aug 06, 2021 at 07:00 pm by WGNS

An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Westmoreland police officer, on charges of trying.... Read More

TBI Continues to Investigate Officer Involved Shooting in Murfreesboro

Jun 08, 2021 at 05:33 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is still investigating the police-involved shooting of a man in Murfreesboro near West Rutherford Blvd. and South Church St. t.... Read More

MPD Officer Involved Sunday AM Shooting

Jun 07, 2021 at 06:38 am by WGNS

(UPDATE - MURFREESBORO) Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) Special Agents continue to investigate the circumstances leading to an officer-involved shooting Sunday (6/6/20.... Read More

Tennessee to increase probation and parole officer pay

May 24, 2021 at 08:45 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Correction has announced that it will soon implement pay raises for probation and parole officers after the salary increases were delayed due to th.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Peace Officer Memorial Day Ceremony honoring fallen goes virtual

May 11, 2021 at 02:02 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  The annual Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Peace Officer Memorial Day ceremony in honor of fallen officers will be virtual due to COVID..... Read More

Former Murfreesboro Police Officer Puts Away His Gun to Help with Those who are Addicted to Drugs and Alcohol

Apr 27, 2021 at 11:18 am by WGNS

A former Murfreesboro Police Officer continues to help others in his new line of work at a place called Journey Pure. With more, here’s WGNS’ Scott Walker…H.... Read More

UPDATE: La Vergne Police Officer Involved in Head-On-Collision during Emergency Call Released from Hospital

Mar 30, 2021 at 07:03 am by WGNS

UPDATE: La Vergne, Tenn. – WGNS NEWS has an update to a story we recently told you about involving a police officer in LaVergne who was injured in a head on collision. T.... Read More

MTSU’s K9 celebrates his first ‘anni-fur-sary’ on the force

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:41 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For MTSU Police’s K9 handler and patrol specialist Zachery Brooker, the “loyalty” he receives from his K9 Bobby “can&r.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Hiring 5 Deputies

Sep 04, 2020 at 09:54 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is hiring…That was Captain Angela Istvanditsch. She said the recent grant approval for five additional deputies will help i.... Read More