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Montgomery County Sheriff’s Sergeant Jimmy Brown receives prestigious award from Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Sgt. Jimmy Brown recently received the Director’s Award from the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

“The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is proud of Sgt. Brown and our partnership with the GHSO,” said Sheriff John Fuson. “I have no doubt that our traffic safety programs have saved lives in our county and it’s great to be recognized for our efforts.”

Governor’s Highway Safety Office Assistant Director Mia Vickers (left) and GHSO Director Kendell Poole (right) present Sgt. Jimmy Brown with the Director’s Award.

Governor’s Highway Safety Office Assistant Director Mia Vickers (left) and GHSO Director Kendell Poole (right) present Sgt. Jimmy Brown with the Director’s Award.

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City of Clarksville receives $217,835 Governor’s Highway Safety Office Grant for Alcohol Enforcement

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan is proud to announce that the City of Clarksville, after a highly competitive grant process, has been awarded $ 217,835 from the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

The funds, which are originally dispersed through the Federal Highway Safety Administration, will be allocated to the Clarksville Police Department in 2015 to use in addressing alcohol related crimes. «Read the rest of this article»

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Montgomery County Agencies receive $533,591 in Tennessee Highway Safety Grants

 

Governor Bill Haslam Awards $24.2 Million in Highway Safety Grants

386 Agencies to Receive Funds to Improve Safety on Tennessee Roadways

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer and Governor’s Highway Safety Office Director Kendell Poole announced the Tennessee agencies that received grant awards totaling more than $24.2 million to support highway traffic safety efforts.

The Clarksville Police Department was awarded $217,835.44 for alcohol enforcement. The 19th Judicial District Attorney General got $185,775.97 for DUI abatement and prosecution. $125,000 was received by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office for traffic enforcement. Austin Peay State University Police Department was awarded $5,000 for high visibility enforcement. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Police Department Honored with Multiple Awards at 27th Annual Tennessee Lifesavers Conference

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO), the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP), and the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association (TSA) have joined forces to strengthen and support traffic enforcement nationwide by providing the Law Enforcement Challenge program, an innovative program designed to stimulate traffic law enforcement activities.

The program targets three major traffic safety priorities: occupant protection, impaired driving, and speeding.

The Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit.

The Clarksville Police Department’s Traffic Unit.

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Tennessee Department of Transportation stops Lane Closures on Highways for Labor Day Weekend

 

Holiday Travelers Won’t Be Slowed by Road Construction

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the busy Labor Day holiday travel period. Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday, August 29th, through 6:00am on Tuesday, September 2nd.

This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists traveling during the busy Labor Day holiday.

TDOT to halt lane Closures Lador Day Weekend. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

TDOT to halt lane Closures Lador Day Weekend. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from August 1st-2nd, 2014

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on August 1st and 2nd, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 200 vehicles stopped and 165 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from July 25th-26th, 2014

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on July 25th and 26th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 148 vehicles stopped and 128 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from July 18th-19th, 2014

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on July 18th and 19th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 136 vehicles stopped and 102 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office, Highway Patrol announce increase in Seat Belt Usage

 

Governor’s Highway Safety OfficeNashville, TN – The Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) and the Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) announced an increase in seat belt usage with an observed usage rate of 87.7 percent statewide for the month of June.  That’s an increase from the previous usage rate of 84.6 percent.

The seat belt survey is performed by the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) Center for Transportation Research. The survey, which is conducted in accordance with federal requirements and standards, is state mandated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from July 4th-5th, 2014

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired saturation patrols on July 4th and 5th, which was partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.

During this time, there were 194 vehicles stopped and 181 individuals charged.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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