Rutherford County Sheriff's School Resource Officers on the air with WGNS, Talking about teens, cyber-bulling and more!

Nov 16, 2022 at 10:14 am by WGNS News

Today, WGNS host Scott Walker spoke with School Resource Officers from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Sargent’s Scott Culp and Dustin Cox talked about the.... Read More
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Rutherford County SRO's Settling into Schools for the 2022-23 School Year with 50,000+ Students at 50-Schools

Aug 23, 2022 at 10:19 am by WGNS

The School Resource Officer program in Rutherford County was started nearly 30-years ago in 1993. The program began under former long-time Sheriff Truman Jones after learning.... Read More

Rutherford County SRO's sponsor a free teen driving class

Aug 16, 2022 at 08:48 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County teens may enroll in the free Defense Response Improving Vehicle Education (D.R.I.V.E.) driving class taught by Rutherford County Sheriff’s school res.... Read More

How would Rutherford County Sheriff SRO's React to a School Shooting Similar to What Occurred in Uvalde, Texas?

Jul 27, 2022 at 06:49 pm by WGNS

    On May 24, 2022, one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history unfolded about 85-miles west of San Antonio, Texas. 19-Children and 2-teachers were gunn.... Read More

UPDATE: Pedestrian hit by SUV on Old Fort Parkway was a 3-Year-Old Child

May 26, 2022 at 01:56 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – WGNS has more details on the pedestrian / SUV related accident that occurred on Thursday morning in Murfreesboro. Evidently, the victim was a.... Read More

Increased Patrol and a Sobriety Checkpoint this Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) plans to increase patrols and utilize a variety of traffic safety enforcement tools to reduce the number of crashes across the state during.... Read More

Cannon County Sheriff's Employee Accused of Animal Cruelty

May 26, 2022 at 11:43 am by WGNS

(Cannon County, TN) - In Woodbury, an employee with the Cannon County Sheriff’s Office was arrested this past week on charges of cruelty to animals. The Sheriff’s.... Read More

Arrest made in bomb threat that was called into a Nashville school

May 26, 2022 at 09:20 am by WGNS

(Middle Tennessee) WGNS has learned that only one-day before the May 18th shooting outside of the Riverdale High School graduation at the MTSU Murphy Center, there was a bomb.... Read More

SUV Vs. Pedestrian Accident on Old Fort Parkway at New Salem Road in Murfreesboro

May 26, 2022 at 08:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  According to police, the victim in the vehicle Vs. pedestrian accident was a three-year-old child. See the UPDATED NEWS STORY HERE. P.... Read More

Proposed 20% Pay Increase for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

May 25, 2022 at 11:15 am by WGNS

In Rutherford County, Sheriff’s Deputies are some of the lowest paid law enforcement officers in our immediate area. At a recent Public Safety Committee meeting, Sheriff.... Read More

Vehicle Break-Ins - Recognize This Truck?

May 23, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS

In Smyrna, Police need the communities help in tracking down the driver of a black Dodge pickup truck. Evidently, the subject behind the wheel of the truck (above photo) pulle.... Read More

18,000 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected in TN

May 23, 2022 at 07:20 am by WGNS

Tennessee Department of Health and Substance Abuse has announced that last month’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in Tennessee collected over 18,000 pounds of.... Read More

Arson Investigation Continues in 2021 Fire on Alsup Mill Road in Rutherford County

May 20, 2022 at 12:12 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Fire and Rescue department is asking for the publics assistance in solving an arson case from 2021.Following an investigation spanning multiple months, a.... Read More

Justice Jeffrey Bivins Speaks at 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

May 17, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) On Monday (May 16, 2022), the Recovery Court for the 16th Judicial District held a graduation in Murfreesboro for seven of its participants. Judge Jimm.... Read More

LaVergne Police looking for theft suspect

May 16, 2022 at 10:10 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police are asking for the community’s help to identify a theft suspect. Evidently, the theft occurred at a local exercise facility. On May.... Read More

Cheering On The Special Olympics in Rutherford County

May 11, 2022 at 08:58 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. - Skills School Resource Officer Mike Farmer of Whitworth-Buchanan Middle School cheered on the school’s athletes competing in the Special.... Read More

Special Rutherford County SRO Fundraiser to Purchase School Clothing for Less Fortunate Students in Middle and High School

May 10, 2022 at 09:15 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – On May 14th, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office SRO Division aims to raise enough funds to purchase clothing for students that can&rsqu.... Read More

Rutherford County SRO demonstrates care for a homeless child

May 09, 2022 at 04:58 pm by WGNS

A first-grade student informed a Stewartsboro Elementary School counselor he and his grandmother were homeless and living in their car.School Resource Officer Sam Trubee heard.... Read More

Local NAACP Awards Four Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputies with Jerry Anderson Hero Award

Apr 15, 2022 at 07:27 am by WGNS

Four Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies earned the Jerry Anderson Hero Award from the Murfreesboro Chapter of the NAACP.MLK Breakfast Celebration Committee Chair Carol.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office helps orchestrate mock fatality accident for high school students

Apr 12, 2022 at 04:50 pm by WGNS

Watching a mock crash scenario unfold where a Smyrna High School student pretended he died and other students acted out being hurt from a DUI prom night crash “made it r.... Read More