Does WBBJ-TV Post Mugshots for Madison County, Tennessee, on Its Website?

WBBJ-TV posts mug shots for Madison County, Tennessee, on its website. Site users access the photographs by clicking on the Mugshots tab on the station's homepage. Each thumbnail photograph is accompanied by a range of dates within which the booking occurred.

Clicking on a thumbnail version connects to a larger photo with a caption displaying the individual's name and alleged offense. WBBJ-TV states that the information reveals only that the person was booked into jail. Neither guilt nor innocence is implied.

In addition, under each enlarged photo is a click-through gallery of mug shots. Users are also able to hit a Play button so the photos automatically advance.