Help Franklin Police identify these two suspects who used stolen credit cards

On August 21st at approximately 2:00pm, victim had her wallet stolen from her purse at the Cracker Barrel at 4210 Franklin Commons Court in Franklin.  These suspects then used the credit cards to attempt to purchase approximately $5000 in gift cards from Kroger at 1203 Murfreesboro Road.  The suspects were seen driving a newer model black SUV.  Information about these suspects could be worth up to $1000 with an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers: (615)794-4000.

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Franklin Police need your help to identify this credit card thief

On August 6th, this suspect stole a credit card from a victim at Williamson Medical in Franklin.  The suspect then attempted to use the stolen credit card at the Target at 1701 Galleria Blvd in Franklin.

Recognize him?

Call Crime Stoppers:

(615) 794-4000 or click to

submit an anonymous eTip

Help Franklin Police identify this bike thief

Police in Franklin are hoping someone might recognize this bicycle thief. On Tuesday August 13th at 11:22pm, this suspect stole a Mongoose bicycle from the front area of Walmart at 3600 Mallory Lane. There’s a cash reward for information, so call Crime Stopper if you recognize him.

Crime Stoppers:

(615) 794-4000

or click to submit an anonymous eTip

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Franklin Police now hiring crossing guards

School Patrol PromoThe Franklin Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of School Patrol. Under general supervision, School Patrol team members work part-time hours, and are responsible for pedestrian safety and efficient vehicular traffic flow in assigned school zones.

Duties include directing vehicular traffic and ensuring the safety of children and other pedestrians attempting to cross traffic lanes in school zones. A high school diploma (or GED equivalent) is required.

The ideal applicant must be assertive, tactful, and able to work in varying weather conditions. Starting pay is $18.48/hour. Applications close on September 4.

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Bike bandit wanted by Franklin Police

Police in Franklin are hoping someone might recognize this bicycle thief. On Monday he stole a bike that a shopper parked outside the CoolSprings Galleria. There’s a cash reward for information, so call Crime Stoppers if you recognize him.

Crime Stoppers:
(615) 794-4000
or click to submit an anonymous eTip
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Franklin’s Chief of Police gets surprise visit from the Office of the Secretary of Defense


Chief Faulkner got a surprise visit from the Office of the Secretary of Defense this morning at Franklin Police Headquarters. She was honored with the Patriotic Employer Award for her contributions to National Security and protecting liberty and freedom by supporting employee participation in America’s National Guard and Reserve Force. Chief Faulkner was nominated for the award by Franklin Police Officer Steve Chittanavong who recently served in an overseas deployment.

Chief Faulkner said, “Being nominated by one of my officers makes me especially proud to be recognized with this award. I am extremely proud of our officers who not only serve our city, but also our country. They all serve with pride and professionalism.” This is the second time in her five years as Franklin’s Police Chief that Faulkner has been honored with this award.

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Franklin Police offer Williamson women 4-day self-defense series

According 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. 

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Classes start soon, and registration is required for this 4-day series:

September 4, 6, 11 & 13
All classes meet from 6pm – 9pm:
Franklin Police Headquarters
900 Columbia Avenue

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

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.”

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