With calls across the nation for reform of both law enforcement agencies and the greater criminal justice system, police in Williamson County and abroad are forced to self-evaluate the role of law enforcement and the impact they have on the communities that they swear to serve and protect.
As protests against police brutality and racial injustice have gripped the nation for nearly two months, law enforcement agencies across the county have had to assess their policies and perceptions.
As Williamson County’s face mask mandate is set to take effect at midnight on Tuesday night to help combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it will be up to law enforcement officials across the county to enforce the measure.
Jonathon Kyle Elliott, who in January was found guilty in the 2017 shooting death of 43-year-old Robert Ward, was sentenced to six years in prison on Friday.
Two Williamson County Sheriff's Office deputies were injured when "a gun accidentally discharged," according to social media post from WCSO.
The Williamson County Emergency Management Agency has canceled all distribution of masks that were provided by the Tennessee Department of Health after health concerns surrounding the manufacturing process of the masks.
Metro Nashville Police has charged a man with two counts of attempted murder after two people were attacked with a machete.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has created many challenges, including how to prevent an outbreak in the county jail system, something that so far has been prevented.
A single vehicle crash on Monday evening injured a 43-year-old Lewisburg man and closed the I-65 South exit ramp of Goose Creek Bypass/Peytonsville Road for several hours.
Law enforcement agencies across the county and the state are now tasked with enforcing the state-wide Stay-at-Home Order issued by Gov. Lee on Thursday in response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic.
Several thefts were reported by the Brentwood Police Department in its weekly crime analysis, including three cases of thefts from motor vehicles all on the night of March 17.
The Nolensville Police Department arrested Nolensville resident Lewis Brant Horne on Monday, March 23, after Horne allegedly tried to run someone off the road in a February road rage incident.
The Brentwood and Christ Church YMCAs will both be closed on Sunday, March 15, after a Brentwood Family YMCA employee tested positive for COVID-19.
The Franklin Police Department announced the arrest of four young adults who police say were in the process of burglarizing vehicles early on Wednesday morning.
UPDATE (March 11, 1 p.m.) The Tennessee Highway Patrol is still investigating the tractor trailer that crashed off of an I-840 bridge on Tuesday afternoon, which ejected and injured the driver.
The Franklin Police Department are seeking the public's help in locating 43-year-old Michael Whitlow, who is accused of several thefts as well as assaulting a retail store security guard.
Update: After a brief delay, passage on Wilson Pike between Brentmeade Blvd. and Concord Rd. has reopened, per BPD.
Franklin Police Department is warning residents within a two-mile radius of The Landings after a disturbing attack of a woman early this morning on McKay’s Court, according to a release.
The Brentwood Fire and Rescue Department released a dispatch summary of their activity from Sept. 15 to Oct. 2, which included nine fires and a total of 171 emergency calls.
By MATT BLOIS There were two shootings in three days in Brentwood this week. Two people died during an altercation between a husband and wife at the Governor’s club. One other family member was stabbed and remains in the hospital. Just a few days earlier, a cashier at a Mapco gas station on Franklin Road …
By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood Police Department arrested several people suspected of breaking into cars at the Brentwood YMCA and stealing purses. A separate group suspected of stealing from cars in Brentwood several days later fled in a stolen car and got away. In its weekly crime analysis, the department reported 11 cases of …
By MATT BLOIS A bank robber threatened a teller and demanded currency at about 3 p.m. Thursday at Sun Trust Bank, 201 Franklin Road. The robber fled on foot with an unknown amount of cash. Officers searched the area, but couldn’t find him. Police suspect he ran to a waiting vehicle and left. Police did …
By MATT BLOIS Brentwood Police reported a truly scary crime two weeks before Halloween. Police suspect that someone took Halloween decorations from a home in the Fountainhead subdivision the night of October 17 or early on the morning of October 18. In the department’s weekly crime analysis, police also report that a man with a …