Metropolitan Nashville Tennessee Police Department
|Dates of Service||Hired in 2005.|
|Last Known Status||Administrative duty|
2016 Use of Force
In 2016, Boelter was suspended for three days for violating the department's use of force policy.
2021 Shooting of Rod Reed
On December 6, 2021, Reed was involved in a vehicle accident and was gathering his possessions from the disabled car. Boelter arrived, saw Reed reach for a gun on the dashboard, and shot him. Reed was shot in the leg.
The incident was captured on Boelter's body-worn camera.
Boelter was placed on administrative duty.
2022 Assault by Student
On March 28, 2022, Boelter was assaulted by a 15-year old student at a local high school. Boelter used pepper spray to escape the student's headlock.
- Samantha Max, Here’s what we know about the latest shooting by Nashville police — the ninth in 2021, WPLN, 2021-12-08
- Byron Boelter A, Pol School Resource Key - Police Officer, Metro Government of Nashville and Davidson County, govSalaries
- Dickerson Pike Non-Fatal Police Shooting, Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, 2021-12-06
- Rana Mitchell, Hunters Lane High School student arrested for assaulting SRO, News Channel 5, 2022-03-28