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940 New Salem Highway • Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37129 • (615) 898-7720



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


Photo of Sheriff's Office DispatcherThe Communications Division provides a vital link between deputies in the field and citizens of the county. The main functions of this department are to:

  • Answer the phone lines – 911 emergency lines, direct lines from other emergency agencies, general calls for service and emergency fire phone lines.
  • Dispatch emergency personnel as needed while operating several radio frequencies simultaneously.

From barking dog complaints to homicides to fire calls, our highly skilled dispatchers process vast amounts of information that funnel through the communications hub at one time. In-depth training helps to keep Communications working at tip-top performance, providing county residents and law enforcement officers a life-line 24 hours a day.
Communicators answered 69,630 calls last year. Of that number, 26,612 calls were for 911 emergencies.

If You Do Not Have an Emergency Please Call (615) 898-7770