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MJPD mourns loss of officer

The Mt. Juliet Police Department suffered a heartbreaking loss after Officer Brittany Frazier was found deceased at her Mt. Juliet residence Saturday morning. At the department’s request, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation responded to conduct an investigation into the matter.

Preliminary information indicates that foul play does not appear to be involved. Brittany was 33 years old and had been with MJPD for just under a year, but she had previously served in law enforcement for many years prior to joining the department.

“Brittany was a caring and outgoing woman, who was dedicated to serving the Mt. Juliet community, and her presence always brightened any room she walked into. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, and we will ensure they receive whatever support is needed,” stated Police Chief James Hambrick. “While our department family is hurting at the loss of Brittany, we are extremely grateful for the support we have received from our community, faith leaders, law enforcement partners, and local businesses. She was well-loved by all of us.”

The department will not be answering any questions or providing additional information as they focus their efforts to support Brittany’s family and the men and women of the Mt. Juliet Police Department.

Obituary: Officer Brittany Frazier

A visitation for Officer Frazier will be held on Saturday, September 16 from Noon until 1:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) at Second Baptist Church, located at 777 Public Safety Lane in Clinton, Tennessee. The funeral will follow visitation at the church, and she will be interred at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Powell, Tennessee. The procession route after Frazier’s funeral will head southwest on N. Charles G. Seivers Boulevard and turn left and head south on Clinch Avenue to Edgemoor Road.

Fellow public safety friends and members of the public wishing to attend the visitation and funeral services are encouraged. The family requests that no photographs be taken during the visitation, and the funeral procession following the funeral service is only for public safety, family, and close family friends. Officer Frazier will be receiving full honors, following non-line of duty death protocols.

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