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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from May 20th & 21st, 2016

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted checkpoint and impaired saturation patrols on May 20th and May 21st, 2016, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

Total number of vehicles through the Checkpoint (US 41-A & State line) from May 20th, 2016 11:00pm to May 21st, 2016 1:00am were 437.

During this time, there were 234 vehicles stopped and 237 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol May 20th and 21st. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol May 20th and 21st. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Hands Across the Border kickoff

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Today, Friday, May 20th, 2016 at 1:00pm, the Clarksville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, Kentucky State Police, Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, Hopkinsville Police Department and Oak Grove Police Department put on a press event that was coordinated by the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO).

Law Enforcement Liaison (LEL) Tony Burnett from the THSO led the event by welcoming the media and others in attendance. He thanked all the law enforcement personnel representing each of the agencies and explained the Hands Across the Border (HATB) campaign.

Hands Across the Border press event

Hands Across the Border press event

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from May 13th & 14th, 2016

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on May 13th and May 14th, 2016, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 147 vehicles stopped and 138 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol May 13th and 14th. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol May 13th and 14th. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from May 6th & 7th, 2016

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on May 6th and May 7th, 2016, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 279 vehicles stopped and 258 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from April 29th & 30th, 2016

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on April 29th and April 30th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 224 vehicles stopped and 226 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol.

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Tennessee Department of Transportation says Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk this Super Bowl Sunday

 

Tennessee Department of Transportation - TDOTNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation, Governor’s Highway Safety Office, and Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security are once again teaming up to remind Tennessee football fans that real Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk this Super Bowl weekend.

“We want you to have a good time, but more importantly, we want you to be safe,” said TDOT Commissioner John Schroer. “The chances of you, or someone you love, being in a drunk driving crash increases over the weekend and even more over a holiday weekend. Everyone thinks it won’t happen to them and it always happens to somebody. Don’t be that somebody.”

Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office to Participates in Safe Campaign

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will be partnering with the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office for the 2016 Seatbelts Are For Everyone (SAFE) campaign.

The SAFE campaign is designed to increase seat belt and child passenger safety restraint usage in Tennessee. Law enforcement agencies participate in the campaign by planning and implementing occupant protection initiatives in their communities.

This is the third year that the Governor’s Highway Safety Office has sponsored this campaign.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol reminds Drivers to Buckle Up Tennessee

 

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – Commissioner Bill Gibbons of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOS&HS), Colonel Tracy Trott of the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP), Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Commissioner John Schroer and Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) Director Kendell Poole announced the increase in seat belt fines as an effective additional tool to curb traffic fatalities in the state.

The State Legislature approved a bill during the 2015 session. As of January 1st, 2016 the fine for seat belt violations will more than double. The fine for a first offense seat belt violation will be raised to $25.00 and the second and subsequent offense will be $50.00.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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Clarksville Police Department to increase DUI Enforcement during Holiday Season

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office to enhance DUI enforcement from December 18th, 2015 to January 3rd, 2015, surrounding the holiday season. The statewide Booze It and Lose It campaign is part of a national mobilization to prevent drunk driving.

During the first nine months of this year, Tennessee experienced 4,740 known alcohol-related crashes. That equates to an average of 17 people each day making the decision to get behind the wheel after they have been drinking.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol announces Thanksgiving Holiday Interstate 40 Challenge

 

Eight State Police or Highway Patrol Agencies across U.S. to Increase Patrols on I-40

Tennessee Highway Patrol - THPNashville, TN – Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott on Friday announced the third annual “Interstate 40 Challenge: The Drive to Zero Fatalities” traffic safety initiative scheduled for the Thanksgiving holiday period. The announcement was held at the Carillon Pillars located within the Bicentennial Mall in Nashville.

Colonel Trott was joined by Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons, Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer, Governor’s Highway Safety Office Director Kendell Poole.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

Tennessee Highway Patrolman on a traffic stop.

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