Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Rutherford Sheriff's Secret Santa helps families in need

Dec 24, 2018 at 07:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Cherita Horne worried about how to pay for her 5-year-old daughter's medicine. Meanwhile, Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Gary Herron searched for someone to give $10.... Read More
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Rutherford Sheriff's SCAN members experience Christmas joy

Dec 21, 2018 at 08:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Hazel Bowers giggled like a little girl when she received a Christmas stocking and presents delivered by Coordinator E.T. Guice of the Senior Citizens Awareness Network sponso.... Read More

Cpl. Michael Rodgers earns THSO Deputy of the Month for Middle Tennessee

Dec 13, 2018 at 08:54 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Working to make roads safer earned the "Deputy of the Year" award for a Rutherford County Sheriff's corporal Wednesday from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office. Cpl. Michael.... Read More
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Rockvale Elementary School receives medical trauma kits for teachers

Dec 12, 2018 at 10:22 am by Lisa Marchesoni

If a child is hurt at school, it might take paramedics a few minutes to arrive. "That's a lifetime in a trauma situation," said Rockvale Elementary School Principal Dayna Nic.... Read More

Sheriff's Office promotes school bus safety campaign

Dec 07, 2018 at 11:30 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Five students waiting for school buses lost their lives when struck by drivers in one week this fall in the U.S. Those tragic deaths prompted Rutherford County Sheriff’.... Read More
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Rutherford Sheriff's Capt. Chris Fly completes national jail leadership course

Dec 04, 2018 at 10:21 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Capt. Chris Fly of the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center graduated from the 29th National Jail Leadership Command Academy. Jail administrators learn to develop leaders.... Read More
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Rutherford Deputies collect Christmas gifts for seniors

Nov 30, 2018 at 09:22 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Senior citizens who live alone may not receive Christmas presents. That’s why the sheriff’s Detention deputies are collecting gifts for 85 senior members of the S.... Read More
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Rutherford Sheriff: 3 volunteer chaplains 'will be beneficial for our officers'

Nov 15, 2018 at 10:16 am by Lisa Marchesoni 3

Three volunteers were selected to serve as chaplains for Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office employees, Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh said Wednesday. Freddy Dulaney, Dr. Victor.... Read More
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Fitzhugh fires another deputy

Nov 14, 2018 at 10:59 am by Lisa Marchesoni

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputy was terminated Tuesday, said Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh. Deputy Billy Spray was terminated “based on multiple violations of the st.... Read More

Severe storms kill one, injure two in Rutherford County

Nov 06, 2018 at 08:11 am by Lisa Marchesoni

One woman lost her life and two others were injured during a storm about midnight in the Christiana area, Rutherford County authorities said. "It's with great sadness we repo.... Read More

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