Sheriff's Department to Add Deputies to Local Schools for Safety


Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold held a press conference on Tuesday to discuss the hiring of new deputies to oversee our local schools. The Rutherford County Commission has asked the Sheriff’s Department to configure the costs of adding new School Resource Officers so that every county school would be staffed by a deputy. There are currently not enough school resource officers to oversee each school. WGNS’ Bart Walker covered the story…


Past Report:

With all the talk about safety in our schools, Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold will speak to the media on Tuesday morning at 10 about increasing the number of School Resource related officers in local schools. Reports indicate the Sheriff may add several new deputies to rotate between schools for the benefit of added protection. WGNS will learn more on Tuesday and will provide you with more information Tuesday afternoon both online and on the air. 

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