Local Law Enforcement Members Pay Tribute to Fallen Detective with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office who Died in Weekend Crash

Members of law enforcement agencies near Rutherford County are paying tribute to and honoring a fallen detective.

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Murfreesboro Police Won’t Charge Man Who Killed Home Intruders

Police in Murfreesboro say they will not charge a homeowner shot and killed an intruder after that intruder, along with a second suspect broke into the home, used a taser on the homeowner’s dog and held a gun to one of the homeowner’s children.

“MPD Criminal Investigations Division detectives are investigating a home invasion where the homeowner shoots two intruders, killing one and injuring the other on Friday night. 52-year-old Kevin Ford was pronounced dead at the scene,” according to the police department’s Twitter account.

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Retired Murfreesboro Police Department Lieutenant Tom Sissom Launches Campaign for Rutherford County Sheriff

Tom Sissom

Tom Sissom, a retired Murfreesboro Police Department lieutenant, announced his candidacy for Rutherford County Sheriff on Monday. Sissom, who has served 34 years with the Murfreesboro Police Department, will be on the Republican ballot in this May’s primary, according to a press release by his campaign.

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