Rutherford County TN

County Offices will be closed Monday & Tuesday, December 24th & 25th, 2018 for Christmas.



Command Staff
Commissary Deposit
Inmate Services & Programs
IC Solutions
Punishment vs. Rehabilitation
CWC Training
TCI Training

William Cope

1720 South Church Street
Murfreesboro TN 37130
Phone: (615) 898-7847
Fax: (615) 898-7837

Lobby Hours
Closed from 11am-Noon for lunch
on Saturday and Sunday
7 Days a Week

Command Staff

Superintendent William Cope

Superintendent Cope has extensive administrative corrections experience with proven leadership in the management, supervision and treatment of adult offenders. He has been instrumental in the implementation and overseeing of educational, evidence based and rehabilitation programs for inmates at both the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center and Rutherford County Correctional Work Center for nearly two decades.
-Graduate of both the Tennessee Corrections Institute and Tennessee Corrections Academy.
-American Correctional Association certified Auditor/Inspector.
-Tennessee Corrections Institute Certified Instructor
-Graduate of The National Institute of Corrections Jail Administration program.

Cope has served and volunteered in multiple capacities throughout his career including: The Mayor’s task force to end chronic homelessness, mental health collaborations, Adult/Juvenile Drug/DUI Court review teams and several prisoner reentry collaboratives on local, state and federal levels, served as a correctional liaison between the Sheriff's Office and outside agencies/organizations, conducted speaking engagements throughout the country on subjects such as Rehabilitation, Corrections and Correctional Management.

Cope has successfully navigated the corrections ranks, spanning twenty plus years in four very different facilities. As the Facility Coordinator of the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center, he transferred to the Rutherford County Correctional Work Center to serve as the Assistant Superintendent in 2010.

He and his wife Shannon are residents of Rutherford County where they raise their two sons, Tyler and Caleb. Shannon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in working with children. The Cope’s are members of New Vision Baptist Church.

Command Staff

Captain Jason Smitty
Lieutenant Tommy London
Sergeant Chad Duggin
Sergeant Jason Peralta – Community Sanctions
Sergeant Thaddeus Oclaray – Training Officer
Sergeant Adam Treinen – First Shift
Sergeant Curtis Manus – Second Shift
Sergeant Blake Waters – Third Shift