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

Administrative Chief - Joe L. Russell
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Joe L. Russell became the Chief Deputy of Administration when Sheriff Robert F. Arnold became sheriff September 1, 2010.

“As Chief Deputy of Administration for the Sheriff’s Office, I intend to provide the most cost efficient service and value for the hard earned tax dollars of the residents of Rutherford County while continuing the mission of the Sheriff for transparency and accountability.”

Chief Russell has extensive experience in the financial field as a Certified Purchasing Manager. Before joining the sheriff’s office, he worked as Purchasing Manager for both Stinger Medical providing mobile workstations for hospitals and for Barrett Firearms, manufacturer of the M107 for all divisions our U.S. Armed Forces.

He additionally worked as operations manager for Superior Imports LLC, conducting business on a worldwide basis and program manager for WISE Inc.