Williamson women: Register for 4-day self-defense series: Feb 13, 15, 20, 22

20120322JR001-RAD-fi1According to statistics, 78 women are forcibly raped every hour in the United States. Just as startling: One out of four college students reported being sexually assaulted sometime during their four years of school. The Franklin Police Department is proud to offer free self-defense training to women who live or work in Williamson County. The training incorporates awareness building, prevention, risk reduction & avoidance, as well as hands-on self-defense training by experienced police officers.

Williamson women are invited to join us for this four-day series:
February 13, 15, 20 & 22
All classes meet from 6pm – 9pm:
Franklin Police Headquarters
900 Columbia Avenue

* Space is limited, and registration is required *

The 12-hour program is designed for the average woman with no previous experience or background in physical skills training. Mothers & daughters are encouraged to attend this free training together.

Helping to provide this training is something that I always look forward to,” said RAD Instructor, Sergeant Amy Butler. “Participants walk away from this experience with a renewed feeling of confidence that they can avoid or overcome an attacker, we just show them how.”

For more information or to register,
email Sergeant Amy Butler
Download a RAD registration form here.


Help locate Jocelyn Turcios, missing from Franklin since 2004

– M I S S I N G –

Missing since: October 15, 2004, Missing from: Franklin, TN,
Date of birth: October 4, 2001, Age now: 16, Sex: Female, Race: Hispanic,
Hair color: Brown, Eye color: Green

Jocelyn’s photo is shown age-progressed to 16 years. She was abducted by her mother, Sandra Gutierrez. A felony warrant was issued for Gutierrez on February 5, 2005. They may still be in the local area or they may have traveled to Mexico. Jocelyn may be using the alias last name Gutierrez.

Help bring her home:
Call Franklin Police if you have any information:
(615) 794-2513
or 1-800-THE-LOST
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Cash reward offered for ID of suspect who placed ATM skimmer at Franklin bank

Franklin Police are asking for the public’s help to identify this suspect, wanted for placing a skimmer device on a local ATM last week. Bank employees who discovered the device say they disabled it prior to any customer accounts being compromised. A cash reward is being offered for information regarding the suspect.

Crime Stoppers and Franklin Police
are offering a cash reward of up to $1k
for information about the suspect

Crime Stoppers:
(615) 794-4000
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A warning to Monday morning gym goers as Franklin Police investigate string of smash & grab car break-ins at local Y

Purse in Car IIFranklin Police are investigating four auto burglaries that occurred at the Royal Oaks YMCA Thursday morning. In each case, victims reported parking their vehicle between 6:50 and 7am, only to find their windows smashed out and valuables stolen, when they returned. The suspects are three black males in a newer model, dark-colored Cadillac with chrome trim.

Thieves know that, in most cases, people visiting fitness centers, parks, and daycares often leave their briefcases and purses behind. Suspects are often in place and watching you arrive. When they see you get out and go in empty-handed, or see you stow valuables in your trunk and walk away, they quickly move in, and break in.

Franklin Police warn gym, park, and daycare patrons to be vigilant. You should take valuables with you, and avoid leaving them behind and visible in your vehicle.

Information in this series of auto burglaries
is worth up to $1,000 with an anonymous call to
Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000.

Crime Stoppers cash offered for ID of iPhone thief

Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward for information about this thief, wanted for stealing a new iPhone that was on display at the Cool Springs Apple Store on January 21.

The suspect was in the company of two witnesses whom Franklin Police would also like to identify.

Call Crime Stoppers
if you recognize any of these subjects
(615) 794-4000


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Franklin Police seeking felony fugitive: Hunter Moore; Video of his getaway

Hunter Cole Moore, 25, of Franklin, evaded officers during a traffic stop on Murfreesboro Road, Tuesday night at 7:30.

Moore jumped from his vehicle, leaving cash and drugs behind, and has not been seen since. Moore, a convicted felon with a lengthy history, is wanted for Felony Drug Distribution and Felony Evading.

A cash reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information that leads to Moore’s capture.

-Cash for information-
Call: Crime Stoppers, (615) 794-4000
Click to leave anonymous eTip
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Franklin Police offer active shooter emergency response seminar for citizens: February 6

The Franklin Police Department is hosting an Active Shooter Emergency Response Seminar for Citizens on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, at Franklin Police Headquarters.

It can happen anytime, anywhere – and it does. Acts of mass violence in public places and work settings continue to rock communities throughout the world to their core. “Franklin Police Officers always stand at the ready to deal with the unthinkable,” said Chief Deborah Faulkner. “Community preparedness, combined with law enforcement response to these situations, can make a difference – and save lives.”

Franklin Police Officers will share with citizens, employers, and community leaders, ways to improve their response to an unforeseen, mass-violence encounter. During our one and a half hour seminar, officers will discuss three main, national best practices: Avoid, Deny, Defend.

The seminar is free and open to the public – but pre-registration is required.


Tuesday, February 6, 2018
6-7:30 pm

900 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, Tennessee

Franklin parents, teens, employers, school and church leaders,
any member of the Franklin community.


No cameras or recording devices will be allowed into the training location. Media wishing to interview Franklin Police staff, instructors, or attendees needs to make prior arrangements with Franklin Police Public Affairs, Lt. Charles Warner.

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