About Officer Ryan Schuman

Public Information Officer for the Franklin Police Department - (615) 550-6811- ryan.schuman@franklintn.gov

Franklin Police Department Receives 7th Accreditation; Professional, Progressive, Responsive: Franklin Police

The Franklin Police Department is proud to announce that it was awarded its seventh reaccreditation by The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.  In October, a team of assessors conducted an in-depth inspection of the Franklin Police Department, examining all aspects of its policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. Accredited agencies are recognized as having attained professional excellence in public safety.

“The CALEA Accreditation process is the gold standard for law enforcement agencies,” said Deborah Faulkner, Chief of Police.  “It is a tool that promotes community trust, excellent policy development, it promotes transparency and continuous review of police procedures.  We believe the accreditation process makes us the best we can be—our community deserves nothing less than our best.  We are extremely proud of this recognition.”



Suspect arrested following shooting, pursuit in Franklin

A suspect is behind bars after shooting a man during an argument this afternoon, in Franklin. It happened at around 2pm in the parking lot at 1110 W. Main Street. Arriving officers spotted the suspect fleeing from the scene in his vehicle.

The suspect, 21-year-old Tijan Kabba, of Franklin, attempted evading officers before being captured near Liberty Pike and Royal Oaks Boulevard after a brief pursuit. Kabba struck a vehicle and jumped several curbs before bailing out of the car and then fleeing on foot. Franklin Police Officers captured Kabba moments later. A juvenile who was in the car with Kabba was questioned and released to a parent. With regards to the minor, Kabba was charged with aggravated kidnapping for not allowing her to exit the vehicle immediately following the shooting and assault for punching the minor in the face.

The 18-year-old victim was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Charged with Attempted Murder, Aggravated Kidnapping, Evading arrest with a motor vehicle, and Assault, Kabba is being held in the Williamson County Jail on $360,000 bond. He is due in court April 9th.



Franklin Police need your help catching these burglary suspects

Do you recognize these burglars? They are wanted for burglarizing a metal storage container at approximately 11:40 on December 22 at 100 Mission Court in Franklin.  They were caught on camera stealing nearly $16,000 worth of new tires.  The truck is a blue older model F150 extended cab with a St. Louis Cardinals sticker on the rear driver’s side window.

There is a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that could help solve this case.

If you have information call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
or click to submit an anonymous eTip.


Franklin Police need your help to ID this home burglary suspect

Franklin Police are investigating a home burglary on Astor Way in Franklin on 12/14/2019 at approximately 6:00pm.  The suspect was caught on a home surveillance camera.  The suspect is described as a white male approximately 5’6″ with a medium build.  He left the residence carrying a white purse with dark straps.  The suspect gained entry through a glass back door.

Detectives are asking residents in the area to check their home surveillance systems for any footage that might help identify the suspect.  A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information to help solve this case.

Call Crime Stoppers : (615) 794-4000 or click to submit an anonymous eTip.


Franklin Police seeking information about this man who used a stolen credit card

Franklin Police are trying to identify this man who used a stolen credit card at the Kroger on Murfreesboro Road on 12-8-2019.  The credit card had been stolen earlier that day from a vehicle on Stanton Hall Lane in Franklin.  There is a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to his arrest.

Do you have info about his case?  Call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000 or click to submit an anonymous eTip.


Crime Stoppers cash offered for information on $5800 snatch & grab from Apple Store

Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of three suspects wanted for a $5,800 snatch and grab at the Cool Springs Apple Store.  At approximately 4:40pm on November 26, the two male and one female suspects walked into the store, grabbed 10 watches from the display table, and then fled from the store.  It is believed that it may be the same group from an earlier snatch and grab on October 25.

Recognize them?
Call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
or click to submit an anonymous eTip

Counterfeiter wanted; cash reward for information

Franklin Police want to identify this female suspect who attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill.  It happened at Whole Foods off McEwen Drive on December 3 at approximately 1600 hrs.  A Crime Stoppers reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information in this case.

Recognize her?

Call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000 or click to submit an anonymous eTip