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A rape, which allegedly occurred in the Rutherford Lot on MTSU’s campus, was reported on Sept. 25, according to the MTSU Police Department. At 5:14 p.m. on Sept. 25, an MTPD officer met with a student who advised that they had been raped at 3 a.m. on August 24 by a suspect they met on …

Set foot on MTSU’s campus, and within moments you are very likely to see an MTSU police officer patrolling the area. The dedicated department is an active and instrumental part in making MTSU’s campus as safe as it can be–and their team just gained a new player. Meet Bobby, the MTPD’s first K9 officer (and, …

Photo and story by Mitchell Casteel The Law and Your Community lecture, hosted by the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, was held Thursday night at MTSU with great reception. The lecture focused on the laws and rights citizens should know, and how to interact with law enforcement.¬†The event speakers included MTSU criminal justice …

Photos and story by Alexis Marshall / Reporter¬† The Tennessee House Criminal Justice Subcommittee passed a controversial bill to the next level Wednesday that would strip community oversight boards of subpoena power. Among others, Nashville Mayor David Briley attended the meeting to voice his opposition. Sponsor Rep. Michael Curcio (R-Dickson) said Tennessee law currently has …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / MTSU Sidelines Archive Murfreesboro Police responded to a shooting Saturday after 1 p.m. at 532 Reid Alley. Upon arrival, patrol officers found a male shooting victim who was unresponsive outside the residence. The victim, identified as Medrick Lamont Elliot, 45, was treated on scene by the Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department. …

Photo and story by William Green / Contributing Writer A local criminal defense lawyer instructed a group of students on the ins and outs of police searches and their constitutional rights in those situations Monday in the Student Union Building as a part of a three-week lecture series. Attorney W. Scott Kimberly gave the talk …