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Tennessee Department of Safety and Tennessee Highway Patrol announce new Enforcement Campaign to reduce Traffic Fatalities

 

Governor’s Highway Safety Office, Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police, Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association Participate in the Announcement, Pledge Support

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland SecurityNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Tracy Trott joined police chiefs and sheriffs’ association leaders and highway safety advocates to announce the nationwide campaign to reduce traffic fatalities by 15 percent in 2014 – the “Drive to Zero Fatalities”.

This national effort was initiated by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security offers Citizens Online Option to access Driving Records

 

Online Service Provides Better Customer Service, Helps Reduce Traffic and Wait times at Driver Service Centers

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland SecurityNashville, TN – In an effort to provide better customer service and help reduce the wait times at state driver services centers, Commissioner Bill Gibbons today announced the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security has launched an online service that allows citizens to download or print copies of their official driver records.

Citizens can easily access three years of their driving history via a browser, tablet, or handheld device at www.tn.gov/safety, eliminating the need to visit a driver services center. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Offers Online Option to Access Crash Reports

 

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland SecurityNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security has announced a partnership with Appriss, Inc., to provide citizens with a more efficient method to access traffic crash reports from law enforcement agencies across the state.

Effective immediately, the public may retrieve collision reports online through the secure website www.tnbuycrash.com 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

State of Tennessee now offering online traffic crash reports.

State of Tennessee now offering online traffic crash reports.

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Tennessee State Trooper Terminated Following Internal Investigation

 

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland SecurityNashville, TN - Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Tracy Trott announced today that a Tennessee state trooper in the Lawrenceburg District has been terminated from the department.

The department dismissed Trooper Tommie Boleyn following an internal investigation into allegations that Boleyn violated THP policies and procedures during an on-duty incident on August 31st, 2013 in Shelbyville Tennessee.

Terminated Tennessee State Trooper Tommie Boleyn(Tn. Dept. of Safety Photo)

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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security takes action to Curb Traffic Fatalities in Tennessee

 

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – The commissioners of the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOSHS) today announced specific actions their agencies are taking to help curb the number of traffic fatalities in Tennessee.

As of October 17th, there have been 800 people killed on Tennessee roadways in 2013. That is the same number of fatalities this same time last year.

TDOT Commissioner John Schroer announced his department will display the daily traffic fatality figures on its dynamic message boards across the state. This figure will be updated each weekday and will be compared to the number of fatalities on the same date in 2012. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Highway Patrol to receive Top Honor for Impaired Driving Enforcement, Second in Overall Traffic Safety at National Conference

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – The Tennessee Highway Patrol has been recognized among the country’s top state police and highway patrol agencies by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).

The THP earned second place in the national organization’s 2012 law enforcement challenge and won the special category award for impaired driving. Colonel Tracy Trott will accept the awards on behalf of the state’s highway patrol at the IACP annual conference in Philadelphia, PA, next week. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Children’s Services Three Branches Institute Addresses Child Safety, Juvenile Justice

 

Initiative aligns work of the executive, legislative and judicial branches

Tennessee Department of Childrens ServicesNashville, TN – During the coming year, the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services will continue the Three Branches Institute, an initiative bringing together members of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches to work with the department on strengthening the state’s child protection and juvenile justice systems.

“For Tennessee to have a strong and effective system of children’s services, the three branches of government must have a clear vision on the mission of the services, and confidence that the services are generating desired outcomes,” said DCS Commissioner Jim Henry. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Safety, Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs announce Veteran Designation on Driver Licenses, State IDs

 

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland SecurityNashville, TN – Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons and Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder today announced that honorably discharged veterans may now visit any driver services center in the state to obtain a specially designated veteran driver license or photo identification card.

Legislation authorizing the state to publicly recognize veterans’ military service was passed in 2011.

Tennessee Veteran Designation on Driver License

Tennessee Veteran Designation on Driver License

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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security announces decrease in Driver Service Center average wait time for first six months of 2013

 

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland SecurityNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security has announced that the average wait time at state driver services centers has decreased so far this year compared to 2012.

The average wait time from January 1st – June 30th at centers statewide, excluding reinstatement centers, fell from 34 minutes in 2012 to 31.5 minutes in 2013. There was a slight increase, however, from the first quarter of 2013 in which the average wait time was 30.5 minutes compared to the second quarter when the wait time averaged 32 minutes. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security announces Public Warning of Identity Theft Phone Scam

 

Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland SecurityNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security today announced a warning to citizens about a phone scam involving driver licenses.

Several citizens in west Tennessee have reported receiving phone calls regarding an issue with their 2012-2013 driver license renewals. The unidentified caller(s) has requested the citizens’ social security numbers. There have been no reports that citizens have provided this information.

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