A Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) officer on Saturday morning shot and killed a man who charged at the officer while carrying two butcher knives. The incident happened during a routine traffic stop at Clarksville Pike and Ed Temple Boulevard, said MNPD spokesman Don Aaron at a press conference Saturday.Read More
Nashville Mayor John Cooper and Metro Nashville Police Chief John Drake announced Monday that they are restructuring law enforcement resources to reduce the city’s violent crime rates. And as a part of that restructuring, officials will intervene in young people’s lives before they repeat any violent behaviors, the two men said.Read More
Metro Nashville Police (MNPD) Chief John Drake today announced that five people will lead an After Action Review of the MNPD’s response to bombing suspect Anthony Warner’s Bakertown Road home in August 2019. Three of the five people come from outside the police department.Read More
Veteran Detective and Interim Chief John Drake has been selected as Metro Nashville Police Department’s new chief, Mayor John Cooper announced Monday at a press conference.
Drake, 56, is a Nashville native who began his MNPD career in 1988 and has served in a number of jobs throughout the department, the city said in a press release here.Read More
Christian evangelist and worship leader Sean Feucht said that Metro Nashville Mayor John Cooper could not trace a single coronavirus case to his Let Us Worship prayer rally on October 11.
Feucht on Thursday posted on his public Facebook page, “Nashville Mayors Office today confirms ZERO new cases tracked to our #LetUsWorship. (and they looked real hard too). Someone tell the squad at @rollingstone @cnn @abcnews @nbcnews @cbsnews PLS.”Read More
Metro Nashville officials said at a press conference Thursday that they are still investigating a Christian-event in downtown Nashville Sunday.
Metro Deputy Chief John Drake, referring to COVID-19 said Thursday that the people who organized it did not prioritize public health.Read More
An estimated nine to ten thousand people attended a “Let Us Worship” protest in downtown Nashville on late Sunday afternoon. The event was hosted by Sean Feucht, a Christian artist known for his leadership in the California-based megachurch, Bethel Church.
Attendees flocked to the Public Square in downtown Nashville, in front of Metro Courthouse. The day of the event, Feucht announced in a Twitter video the last-minute arrangements for time and location.Read More
Nashville Metro police arrested 4 people and cited 42 others for violating mask mandates over the weekend on Broadway.
The police wrote 20 citations on Friday, 18 on Saturday, and four on Sunday. One arrest was made Friday, and three were made Saturday.Read More