Adult Detention

Sheriff: Robert F. Arnold, Elected Official

940 New Salem Highway
Murfreesboro TN
Phone: (615) 898-7770
Fax: (615) 890-5861
E-mail: rarnold@rutherfordcountytn.gov

The office of Sheriff is authorized and established by the Constitution of the State of Tennessee. The Sheriff is a constitutional officer that is elected by regular elections every four years. The sheriff is charged by law to service the courts within the jurisdiction of the county and all courts of record of this state. He/She is charged with the custody and control of inmates placed in the Detention Facility until discharged by law. He/She is the conservator of the peace by which the Sheriff is to keep the peace, prevent crime, arrest any person lawfully, or to execute process of the law, civil or state.