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Rutherford County
Sheriff's Office
940 New Salem Highway
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 898-7720

Administration Division
Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office operates under a strict budget approved by the Rutherford County Mayor and County Commission. Under the direction of Chief Deputy Joe Russell, this office manages a $37 million annual budget for both the Sheriff’s Office and the Adult Detention Center.

The Administration Division includes Accounting, Human Resources, the Department Coordinator/Legal Assistant and the Information Center.

The Accounting Department performs all duties associated with accounts payable and accounts receivable.
Duties include:
* Verifying and processing purchase orders and all invoices.
* Monitoring expenditures to stay within the budget.
* Reconciling monthly budget reports.
* Processing documentation and travel expenses for prisoner extradition as well as employee training.
* Handling bank deposits, issuing checks, and maintaining and balancing the D.E.A, U.S. Customs and Narcotics accounting.

The Human Resources Department
manages day-to day operations such as employment, personnel records, payroll, employee benefits, employee health, on-the-job injuries, Family Medical Leave Act, and maintenance of Personnel Policies and Procedures for the Sheriff’s Office. Human Resources provide information, guidance and assistance to all employees.

The Department Coordinator/Legal Assistant provides administrative assistance on an executive level for department management personnel, compiles departmental statistics, manages multi-division Standard Operating Procedures, serves as liaison among all the divisions, assists with development, revision, and implementation of policies and procedures, and coordinates and assists in lawsuits.

The Information Center is the hub of the department, providing assistance to citizens, handling incoming phone calls, ordering for central supply, distributing departmental mail and administering other departmental duties.

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Accounting Staff


Rosemary Jacobs

Rosemary Faulk
Accounting Supervisor

Debbie Rooker

Debbie Rooker
Human Resources Supervisor

Sandra Cullen

Sandra Cullen
Legal & Department Coordinator

Rosemary Jacobs

Mary Ann Ryan

Denise Hitner

Denise Johnson
Payroll Accountant

Pat Williamson

Pat Williamson
Info Center Clerk

Cindy Powell

Cindy Powell